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Polychlorinated biphenyl (aroclor 1242 ®): Effects of uptake on growth, nucleic acids, and chlorophyll of a marine diatom

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Cylindrotheca closterium absorbed and concentrated the polychlorinated biphenyl (Aroclor 1242) 900 to 1000 times above the level in sea water. At.1 ppm concentration in sea water, PCB's inhibited growth and diminished levels of RNA and chlorophyll of this marine diatom.

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Keil, J.E., Priester, L.E. & Sandifer, S.H. Polychlorinated biphenyl (aroclor 1242 ®): Effects of uptake on growth, nucleic acids, and chlorophyll of a marine diatom. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 6, 156–159 (1971). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01540098

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Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Chlorophyll
  • Nucleic Acid
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution