Disposition of toxic PCB congeners in snapping turtle eggs: Expressed as toxic equivalents of TCDD

  • A. M. Bryan
  • W. B. Stone
  • P. G. Olafsson
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Bryan
    • 1
  • W. B. Stone
    • 2
  • P. G. Olafsson
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryState University of New York at AlbanyAlbany
  2. 2.Associate Wildlife PathologistNew York State Department of Environmental ConservationDelmar
  3. 3.Analytical and Research ServicesXenobiotics Corp.Albany

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