Genotoxic and mutagenic evaluation of water samples from a river under the influence of different anthropogenic activities.

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Pollution of aquatic ecosystems is associated with the discharge of mostly industrial and urban effluents, which may cause loss of biodiversity and damage to public health. This study aims to evaluate the toxicity and mutagenicity of water samples collected in the Corrente River, a major waterway in the river basin district of Pedro II, Piauí (Brazil). This… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.08.091

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@article{Batista2016GenotoxicAM, title={Genotoxic and mutagenic evaluation of water samples from a river under the influence of different anthropogenic activities.}, author={Nelson Jorge Carvalho Batista and Ana Am{\'e}lia de Carvalho Melo Cavalcante and Maria Geci de Oliveira and Eug{\^e}nia Cristina Nascimento Medeiros and Joseane Lustosa Machado and Sebastiana Ribeiro Evangelista and Johnny Ferraz Dias and Carla Eliete Iochims dos Santos and Ana{\'i} Duarte and Fernanda Motta R da Silva and Juliana Figueira da Silva}, journal={Chemosphere}, year={2016}, volume={164}, pages={134-141} }