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Herbicide contamination of Mediterranean estuarine waters : Results from a MED POL pilot survey
Abstract The reported data offers the first extensive evidence that significant concentrations of some herbicides persist in marine systems. In the areas studied (the Ebro delta on the Eastern CoastExpand
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Assessment of river Po sediment quality by micropollutant analysis.
Trace metals, PCB congeners and DDT homologues were determined in composite sediment samples collected from 10 representative sites along the river Po in two separate seasons. The aim was to identifyExpand
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Quality assessment of bed sediments of the Po River (Italy).
Comprehensive and contemporary evaluations of physical, chemical and toxicological endpoints have been performed on bed sediments of the Po River, the major Italian watercourse. Two extensiveExpand
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Removal of ochratoxin A in red wines by means of adsorption treatments with commercial fining agents.
The presence in wine of the fungal metabolite, ochratoxin A (OTA), represents a serious risk for consumer health. A variety of fining agents, including activated carbon, silica gel, potassiumExpand
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Comparison of different immunoaffinity clean-up procedures for high-performance liquid chromatographic analysis of ochratoxin A in wines.
Three immunoaffinity clean-up procedures to analyse ochratoxin A (OTA) in wines were compared. The direct wine clean-up with Ochraprep and OchraTest columns gave equivalent results in terms ofExpand
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Regenerative response and endocrine disrupters in crinoid echinoderms: arm regeneration in Antedon mediterranea after experimental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls.
Regenerative phenomena, which have the advantage of reproducing developmental processes in the adult organism, are very sensitive to environmental stress and represent stages that can be monitoredExpand
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Toxicity of selected chlorobenzenes to aquatic organisms
Abstract Acute toxicity tests with six chlorobenzenes were performed on several aquatic organisms at different trophic levels. Fertility impairment on Daphnia and photosynthesis inhibition onExpand
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pp´DDT and pp´DDE Accumulation in a Food Chain of Lake Maggiore (Northern Italy): Testing Steady-State Condition
Abstract-DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1065/espr2006.01.010 Background, Aims and Scope Although pp'DDT usage was strongly limited or banned in most parts of the world during the last three or fourExpand
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DDT homologues and PCBs in eggs of great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) and mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) from Lake Maggiore (Italy).
DDT homologues and PCBs were determined in eggs of two stationary species, great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) and mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), in three breeding areas of Lake Maggiore in 1998.Expand
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