Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in mollusca species and assessment of potential risks to human health.

@article{Abdallah2013BioaccumulationOH,
  title={Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in mollusca species and assessment of potential risks to human health.},
  author={Maha Ahmed Mohamed Abdallah},
  journal={Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology},
  year={2013},
  volume={90 5},
  pages={
          552-7
        }
}
Along the Alexandria coast of the Egyptian Mediterranean Sea, five edible species of bivalve molluscs and one gastropoda species (Mactra coralline, Ruditapes decussates, Paphia undulate, Venerupis rhomboids, Crista pectinata and Coralliophila meyendorffi) were analyzed for content of metals (Cadmium, Chromium, Lead, Cobalt and Nickel) in the muscle and in the sediments where they live. The potential health risks of metals to humans via consumption of seafood were assessed by estimated daily… CONTINUE READING
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