By Coral Wynter (PhD Lond.)
|Fig.1 Viktor Yushchenko, Ukrainian politician, |
after he was poisoned with dioxin in 2004
(Sorg et al 2009).
Mechanism of Action of Dioxin in the Cell
|Fig. 2 |
Description of AhR signalling in mammals and
its interaction with dioxin.
Methylation of DNA
The Role of Epigenetics in the Formation of Gametes
|Fig. 4 Human zygote showing both male and female pronuclei before fusion. B) Zygote after cell division developing into a blastula and gastrula.|
|Fig. 6 Composition of the human genome.|
Epigenetic Transgenerational Inheritance
Error of dioxin is repeated with Bisphenyl A, used in plastics.
|Fig. 8 The changes in methylation induced by dioxin and the number |
of genes affected in varying cell processes (Manikkam et al 2012)
|Fig. 9 A) Dioxin B) Bisphenol A (BPA) C) DEET (Diethyl toluamide)|
Link 01 http://www.productsafety.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/971446.