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- n. Plural form of immunotoxicologist.
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Included among the dozens of participants were pediatricians, infectious disease specialists, and immunotoxicologists.
Many of these contaminants—the by-products of our modern manufacturing chemical age—are familiar to immunotoxicologists, who study the effects of chemicals on the immune system, and are known to interfere with the intricately calibrated workings of our immune cells.
At the University of Tokyo, a team of eight Japanese immunotoxicologists recently demonstrated that in mice, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, such as BPA, promote a significantly increased production of autoantibodies—antibodies that set out to destroy one’s own tissue.