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acute effects of mercuric chloride on intracellular GSH levels and mercury distribution in the fishOreochromis aureus

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Allen, P., Min, S.Y. & Keong, W.M. acute effects of mercuric chloride on intracellular GSH levels and mercury distribution in the fishOreochromis aureus . Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 40, 178–184 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01881036

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Keywords

  • Chloride
  • Waste Water
  • Mercury
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution