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From: Endocrine disruptors in bottled mineral water: total estrogenic burden and migration from plastic bottles

Fig. 3

Estrogenic potencies of mineral water in vitro (a) and reproduction of Potamopyrgus antipodarum (b). Data were pooled according to packaging material. a Estrogenic potencies (EEQ) measured with the yeast estrogen screen. Negative control (NC), n = 226; glass, n = 610; PET, n = 620; Tetra Pak, n = 133. b Number of embryos produced by Potamopyrgus antipodarum after a 56-day period of culturing in glass and plastic bottles. Negative control (NC) and positive control (EE2), n = 60; glass, n = 240; PET, n = 360. Triple stars p < 0.001 as determined by Mann–Whitney test

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