Lethal and sublethal effects of selected PPCPs on the freshwater rotifer, Plationus patulus.

@article{Gomez2015LethalAS,
  title={Lethal and sublethal effects of selected PPCPs on the freshwater rotifer, Plationus patulus.},
  author={Diana A Martinez Gomez and Sarah T. Baca and Elizabeth J. Walsh},
  journal={Environmental toxicology and chemistry},
  year={2015},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={913-22}
}
Pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) have been reported in surface waters around the world. The continuous input of these pollutants into freshwaters and their potential effects on aquatic life are of increasing concern. The rotifer Plationus patulus, a basal member of riverine food webs, was used to test acute and chronic toxicity of 4 PPCPs (acetamidophenol, caffeine, fluoxetine, triclosan). A population from a remote site in Mexico (reference population) and one from an… CONTINUE READING
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