Biomarkers in flounder (Platichthys flesus): an evaluation of their use in pollution monitoring

@inproceedings{Hylland1996BiomarkersIF,
  title={Biomarkers in flounder (Platichthys flesus): an evaluation of their use in pollution monitoring},
  author={Ketil Hylland and Morten Sandvik and J. Skare and Jonny Beyer and Eliann Egaas and Anders Goks{\o}yr},
  year={1996}
}
Flounder (Platichthys flesus) is among the most common fish-species in Norwegian and European estuaries. It lives in or on sediments from which it also finds most of its food. The aim of the present work was to evaluate biomarkers in flounder for possible future use in monitoring programmes. There were clear biomarker responses in flounder following injection of model contaminants benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P), PCB #156 and Cd, singly or in sequence. Cytochrome P4501A responded following injection of… CONTINUE READING

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