PCBs contamination in seafood species at the Eastern Coast of Thailand.

@article{Jaikanlaya2009PCBsCI,
  title={PCBs contamination in seafood species at the Eastern Coast of Thailand.},
  author={Chate Jaikanlaya and Daam Settachan and Michael S. Denison and Mathuros Ruchirawat and Martin van den Berg},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2009},
  volume={76 2},
  pages={
          239-49
        }
}
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a large group of persistent organic substances spread throughout the world. The most toxic PCBs are those that are dioxin-like (dl-PCBs). Environmental studies on PCBs in Thailand are limited, especially with regards to dl-PCBs. This study is one of the first in this country that demonstrates contamination of seafood with PCBs and determines the levels of PCBs and total dioxin like activity in mussels, oysters and shrimp, from the Eastern Coast of Thailand… CONTINUE READING
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