Journal article

Screening for potential effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals in peri-urban creeks and rivers in Melbourne, Australia using mosquitofish and recombinant receptor-reporter gene assays

Kavitha Chinathamby, Mayumi Allinson, Fujio Shiraishi, Andreas L Lopata, Dayanthi Nugegoda, Vincent Pettigrove, Graeme Allinson

Environmental Science and Pollution Research | SPRINGER HEIDELBERG | Published : 2013

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Department of Primary Industries

Awarded by Australian Research Council

Awarded by Victorian Water Trust

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was approved and conducted under RMIT University Animal Ethics Committee Permit AEC 0702. The research was primarily supported by Melbourne Water, but, in part, also by the Department of Primary Industries (Project #s 08160 and 06889), the Australian Research Council (Discovery Grant #DP0343410), and the Victorian Water Trust (Project #33 V-4000), with additional resources from the Centre for Aquatic Pollution, Identification and Management (CAPIM). CAPIM is funded by The Victorian Science Agenda Investment Fund managed by the Department of Business and Innovation (DBI) ( with partner funding contributed from Melbourne Water, Department of Primary Industries (Victoria) and Environment Protection Authority (Victoria).