In vitro effects of cadmium and mercury on Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg), haemocytes.

@article{Gagnaire2004InVE,
  title={In vitro effects of cadmium and mercury on Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg), haemocytes.},
  author={B{\'e}atrice Gagnaire and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Thomas-Guyon and Tristan Renault},
  journal={Fish & shellfish immunology},
  year={2004},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={501-12}
}
In the past decades, shellfish culture has developed in a significant way around the world. However, culture areas are often subject to recurring anthropic pollution. The recrudescent presence of industrial wastes is a source of heavy metals and results in pollutant transfer towards the aquatic environment in estuarine areas. Because of their mode of life, bivalves, including mussels and oysters, are suggested as ideal indicator organisms. The development of techniques allowing the analysis of… CONTINUE READING

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