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Toxicity of cadmium to bacteria


The toxic levels of cadmium forPseudomonas aeruginosa and a species ofAeromonas were shown to be 700–750 ppm and 225 ppm respectively. These levels are much higher than those reported in other studies. Adaptation and growth at high levels occurred only after several weeks of incubation.

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Walker, C.W., Houston, C.W. Toxicity of cadmium to bacteria. Biotechnol Lett 3, 437–442 (1981).

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  • Toxicity
  • Cadmium
  • Toxic Level