Seasonal and spatial comparison of metallothioneins in frog Rana ridibunda from feral populations.

Abstract

The aim of this study was to elucidate the seasonal and spatial regularity of the properties of metallothioneins (MTs) from the liver and kidney of the frog Rana ridibunda in rural (R) and urban (U) sites in Western Ukraine. This allowed examination of their possibility use in biomonitoring of environmental quality. The positive correlation for Zn and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10646-008-0229-6

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