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Presence and Distribution of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) in Arctic and Subarctic Marine Food Chains
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB), man-made industrial chemicals, have been identified in tissues of polar bears (Ursus maritimus), ringed (Phoca hispida) and square flipper (Erignathus barbatus)Expand
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Uptake and Metabolism of 2,2-bis-(p-Chlorophenyl-1,1,1-trichloroethane (DDT) by Marine Phytoplankton and Its Effects on Growth and Chloroplast Electron Transport.
  • G. W. Bowes
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Plant physiology
  • 1 February 1972
The effects of DDT (2,2-bis-(p-chlorophenyl)-1, 1, 1-trichloroethane) on the growth of seven marine phytoplankters, representative of five algal divisions, were studied. At a concentration of 80Expand
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Carbonic anhydrase in marine algae.
An electrometric system for determination of carbonic anhydrase activity was constructed. Enzyme activity was assayed in homogenates of marine macroscopic Chlorophyta, Rhodophyta, and Phaeophyta.Expand
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The search for chlorinated dibenzofurans and chlorinated dibenzodioxins in wildlife populations showing elevated levels of embryonic death.
Various kinds of reproductive abnormalities have been documented among wildlife species in North America. All are associated with areas of high agricultural or industrial activity and have beenExpand
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Inhibition of photosynthetic electron transport by DDT and DDE
The effect of DDT and DDE (a metabolite of DDT) on chloroplast electron transport was investigated. Photosynthetic electron transport in isolated spinach and barley chloroplasts as well asExpand
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Inhibition of electron transport by p p ddt and p p dde
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The incorporation of toxic organic chemicals into food chains.
  • G. W. Bowes
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Biomedical mass spectrometry
  • 1 September 1981
The influences of toxic chemicals in man and wildlife are traced from the earliest records. A comprehensive description of wildlife whose populations have suffered from suspected toxic chemicalExpand
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