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Organochlorines in polar bears (Ursus maritimus) at Svalbard.
A comprehensive survey on organochlorine (OC) contaminants in polar bears at Svalbard has been undertaken. Subcutaneous tissue, blood and milk have been sampled from anesthetized free-ranging bearsExpand
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Relationships Between Plasma Levels of Organochlorines, Retinol and Thyroid Hormones from Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus) at Svalbard
Associations were determined between retinol and the thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3), respectively, and the organochlorine contaminants (OCs) polychlorinated biphenylsExpand
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Less Fusarium infestation and mycotoxin contamination in organic than in conventional cereals
A total of 602 samples of cereals, consisting of organically and conventionally produced barley, oats and wheat, were collected at harvest during 2002–2004 in Norway. Organic and conventional cerealsExpand
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Influence of Agronomic and Climatic Factors on Fusarium Infestation and Mycotoxin Contamination of Cereals in Norway
A total of 602 samples of organically and conventionally grown barley, oats and wheat was collected at grain harvest during 2002–2004 in Norway. Organic and conventional samples were comparable pairsExpand
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Combined effects of selected Penicillium mycotoxins on in vitro proliferation of porcine lymphocytes
The in vitro effect of combinations of the Penicillium mycotoxins citrinin (CIT), cyclopiazonic acid (CPA), ochratoxin A (OTA), patulin (PAT), penicillic acid (PIA) and roquefortine C (RQC) onExpand
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LIVER CONCENTRATIONS OF COPPER, COBALT, AND SELENIUM IN WILD NORWEGIAN RED DEER (CERVUS ELAPHUS)
Liver samples from 245 wild red deer (Cervus elaphus) collected during the licensed hunting season in 2001 from five different locations in western Norway were analyzed for copper (Cu), cobalt (Co),Expand
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Effect of dietary selenium and omega-3 fatty acids on muscle composition and quality in broilers
BackgroundHuman health may be improved if dietary intakes of selenium and omega-3 fatty acids are increased. Consumption of broiler meat is increasing, and the meat content of selenium and omega-3Expand
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Consumption of lead-shot cervid meat and blood lead concentrations in a group of adult Norwegians.
Several recent investigations have reported high concentrations of lead in samples of minced cervid meat. This paper describes findings from a Norwegian study performed in 2012 among 147 adults withExpand
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The effects of the Penicillium mycotoxins citrinin, cyclopiazonic acid, ochratoxin A, patulin, penicillic acid, and roquefortine C on in vitro proliferation of porcine lymphocytes
The in vitro effect of each of the Penicillium mycotoxins citrinin (CIT), cyclopiazonic acid (CPA), ochratoxin A (OTA), patulin (PAT), penicillic acid (PIA) and roquefortine C (RQC) on mitogenExpand
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Possible immunotoxic effects of organochlorines in polar bears (Ursus maritimus) at Svalbard.
Associations between immunoglobulin G (IgG) levels and the organochlorine contaminants (OCs) polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), chlordanes, 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(4-chlorophenyl) ethylene (DDE),Expand
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