Polychlorinated biphenyls in wild birds in Britain and their avian toxicity.

@inproceedings{Prestt1970PolychlorinatedBI,
  title={Polychlorinated biphenyls in wild birds in Britain and their avian toxicity.},
  author={Ian Prestt and D. J. Jefferies and Norman W. Moore},
  year={1970}
}
Abstract The amounts of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) compounds present in the livers and eggs of wild birds in Britain were determined by gas-liquid chromatography. Most of the 559 specimens came from predatory birds obtained between April 1966 and August 1968. PCB was found in terrestrial species from most regions of Britain, in all the individual and bulked samples of seabird eggs examined from one west coast and two east coast colonies and in most of the freshwater species collected from… CONTINUE READING

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