Bioaccumulation of Trace Elements in Ruditapes philippinarum from China: Public Health Risk Assessment Implications

@inproceedings{Yang2013BioaccumulationOT,
  title={Bioaccumulation of Trace Elements in Ruditapes philippinarum from China: Public Health Risk Assessment Implications},
  author={Feng Yang and Liqiang Zhao and Xiwu Yan and Yonghua Wang},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2013}
}
The Manila clam Ruditapes philippinarum is one of the most important commercial bivalve species consumed in China. Evaluated metal burden in bivalve molluscs can pose potential risks to public health as a result of their frequent consumption. In this study, concentrations of 10 trace elements (Cu, Zn, Mn, Se, Ni, Cd, Cr, Pb, Hg and As) were determined in samples of the bivalve Ruditapes philippinarum, collected from nine mariculture zones along the coast of China between November and December… CONTINUE READING

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