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Sub-lethal effects caused by the cocaine metabolite benzoylecgonine to the freshwater mussel Dreissena polymorpha.
Illicit drugs have been recognized as emerging environmental pollutants that could represent a potential risk for aquatic communities. Even if many studies have shown the occurrence of several drugsExpand
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A multi-biomarker assessment of the impact of the antibacterial trimethoprim on the non-target organism Zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha).
A battery of eight biomarkers was applied in the freshwater mussel Dreissena polymorpha to evaluate potential sub-lethal effects of the antimicrobial trimethoprim (TMP,Expand
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Illicit drugs as new environmental pollutants: cyto-genotoxic effects of cocaine on the biological model Dreissena polymorpha.
The increase in global consumption of illicit drugs has produced not only social and medical problems but also a potential new environmental danger. Indeed, it has been established that drugsExpand
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A proteomic study using zebra mussels (D. polymorpha) exposed to benzo(α)pyrene: the role of gender and exposure concentrations.
It has recently been established that the use of proteomics can be a useful tool in the field of ecotoxicology. Despite the fact that the mussel Dreissena polymorpha is a valuable bioindicator forExpand
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Application of a Biomarker Response Index for Ranking the Toxicity of Five Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) to the Bivalve Dreissena polymorpha
Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) have been detected in several aquatic ecosystems during the last two decades, but their potential for biological effects to nontarget organisms isExpand
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Variation of Antioxidant Activity in Dreissena polymorpha Specimens Exposed to 2,2′,4,4′,5,6′-Hexa BDE (BDE-154)
We evaluated the imbalance of the oxidative status in zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) specimens exposed for 96 h to environmentally relevant concentrations (0.1, 0.5, and 1 μg/L) of theExpand
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Antioxidant Activity in the Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) in Response to Triclosan Exposure
The biocide triclosan (TCS, 5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)phenol) is commonly used in several personal care products, textiles, and children’s toys. Because the removal of TCS by wastewaterExpand
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A redox proteomic investigation of oxidative stress caused by benzoylecgonine in the freshwater bivalve Dreissena polymorpha.
Drugs of abuse and their human metabolites have been recently recognized as emerging environmental contaminants. Notwithstanding the fact that these kinds of compounds share some features withExpand
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Chapter 1 – STATE of ART 1.1 PPCPs as environmental pollutants 1.1.1 Triclosan 1.1.2 Trimethoprim 1.1.3 NSAIDs 1.2 Drugs of abuse as new environmental contaminants 1.2.1 Cocaine and benzoylecgonineExpand
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Social Support and Psychological Distress in Primary Care Attenders
Background: Growing evidence has been collected about the high prevalence of psychological distress in primary care. The role of psychosocial variables, namely the role of support from the patients’Expand
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