Bioaccumulation and toxicity of silver compounds: A review

@article{Ratte1999BioaccumulationAT,
  title={Bioaccumulation and toxicity of silver compounds: A review},
  author={Hans Toni Ratte},
  journal={Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry},
  year={1999},
  volume={18}
}
  • H. Ratte
  • Published 1 January 1999
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
A eview of the literature revealed that bioaccumulation of silver in soil is rather low, even if the soil is amended with silver‐containing sewage sludge. Plants grown on tailings of silver mines were found to have silver primarily in the root systems. In marine and freshwater systems, the highest reported bioconcentration factors (BCFs) were observed in algae (>105), probably because of adsorption of the dissolved silver (<0.45 μm fraction) to the cell surface. In herbivorous organisms (e.g… 
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