PCB-associated changes in mRNA expression in killer whales (Orcinus orca) from the NE Pacific Ocean.

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Killer whales in the NE Pacific Ocean are among the world's most PCB-contaminated marine mammals, raising concerns about implications for their health. Sixteen health-related killer whale mRNA transcripts were analyzed in blubber biopsies collected from 35 free-ranging killer whales in British Columbia using real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/es201541j

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@article{Buckman2011PCBassociatedCI, title={PCB-associated changes in mRNA expression in killer whales (Orcinus orca) from the NE Pacific Ocean.}, author={Andrea H Buckman and Nik J Veldhoen and Graeme R Ellis and John K. B. Ford and Caren C. Helbing and Peter S. Ross}, journal={Environmental science & technology}, year={2011}, volume={45 23}, pages={10194-202} }