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Toxicity of zinc and cygon, applied singly and jointly, to zebrafish embryos


The zinc 24, 48 and 72 hour Tlm and the Cygon 48 and 72 hour Tlm were determined for zebrafish embryos. In addition, zinc, at low doses, was found to be antagonistic to the toxic action of Cygon on these embryos. At other levels tested, zinc and Cygon may interact additively.

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Supported in part by Grant No. UI-00327-02 U.S.P.H.S., and submitted in part by the senior author in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science at New York University.

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Roales, R.R., Perlmutter, A. Toxicity of zinc and cygon, applied singly and jointly, to zebrafish embryos. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 12, 475–480 (1974). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01684985

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  • Zinc
  • Toxicity
  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution