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Amino acid and proximate compositions were determined in six raw and cooked marine fish species that are commonly consumed in Turkey. The changes in amino acid and proximate content were found to be significant for all cooking methods in all fish species. Cooking did, in general, significantly increase the contents of essential, semiessential, and other(More)
The Zn, Cu, As, Cd, Hg and Pb levels of the popular species (Silurus triostegus, Acanthobrama marmid, Aspius vorax, Capoeta trutta, Carasobarbus luteus, Chalcalburnus mossulens and Cyprinus carpio) of Ataturk Dam Lake (Euphrates, Turkey) were studied to estimate the risk of human consumption and pollution of Euphrates River which is important for Turkey,(More)
Mussel samples were collected monthly between October-2010 and October-2011 from four stations (Bosphorus, Bandırma, Gelibolu, Tekirdağ) in the Marmara Sea. Two consecutive months' samples were homogenized and combined as a single group for analysis. Mussel samples were analyzed for Organochlorine pesticides (OCPs); (total-DDT, total-HCH, Endrin,(More)
Toxic metal (Hg, Cd, Pb, Cu and Zn) concentrations of small-medium bluefish, anchovy and sardine in Istanbul, Turkey, were determined using inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) throughout 1 year. The concentrations of pollutants were found to vary according to season and species. Estimates of weekly intake levels of the metals were(More)
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