Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Editorial Volume 6 Issue 1

Plastics, Bisphenols and Mitochondrial Dysfunction: A Clue for Understanding Pathogenesis of Several Chronic Diseases of Recent Times

Sonal Sangwan, Samiksha Jain, Rajasri Bhattacharyya and Dibyajyoti Banerjee*

Department of Experimental Medicine and Biotechnology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

*Corresponding Author: Dibyajyoti Banerjee, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biotechnology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.

Received: November 22, 2021; Published: December 01, 2021

The continuous use of plastics continues to unleash its harmful effects despite the international community looking at restrictions and healthier alternatives, which do not seem to be helping the cause. Bisphenol, the ubiquitous chemical and its analogues present in various plastic commodities, is a well-known endocrine disruptor and toxic to the human system. Exposure to this harmful chemical over a continuous period has been significantly associated as a causing factor in several chronic disorders like cardiovascular disease, chronic renal disease, chronic respiratory disease, diabetes, obesity, birth/developmental defects, reproductive disorders even cancer. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2013.12.007.

References

  1. Rezg R., et al. Bisphenol A and human chronic diseases: Current evidences, possible mechanisms, and future perspectives. Environmental International. 64(2014): 83-90.
  2. Goyal S., et al. Bisphenol A inhibits mitochondrial biogenesis via impairment of GFER mediated mitochondrial protein import in the rat brain hippocampus. Neurotoxicology. 85(2021): 18-32.

Citation

Citation: Dibyajyoti Banerjee., et al. “Plastics, Bisphenols and Mitochondrial Dysfunction: A Clue for Understanding Pathogenesis of Several Chronic Diseases of Recent Times”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.1 (2022): 01.




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