Metabolism of DDT by fresh water diatoms

  • S. Miyazaki
  • A. J. Thorsteinson


Laboratory cultures of fresh water diatoms (aNitzschia species and an unidentified species) metabolized DDT to DDE only but the amount of conversion was relatively slight.


Waste Water Water Management Water Pollution Fresh Water Laboratory Culture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Miyazaki
    • 1
  • A. J. Thorsteinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EntomologyThe University of ManitobaWinnipegCanada

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