Genotoxic and Reprotoxic Effects of Tritium and External Gamma Irradiation on Aquatic Animals

  • Christelle Adam-Guillermin
  • Sandrine Pereira
  • Claire Della-Vedova
  • Tom Hinton
  • Jacqueline Garnier-Laplace
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Part of the Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology book series (RECT, volume 220)

Abstract

Aquatic systems are inhabited by a large variety of species, several of which comprise important components in human diets. Aquatic systems are also the final receptors of a whole range of pollutants, including radioactive ones, because the majority of nuclear facilities are connected to either rivers or to the marine environment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christelle Adam-Guillermin
    • 1
  • Sandrine Pereira
    • 1
  • Claire Della-Vedova
    • 2
  • Tom Hinton
    • 3
  • Jacqueline Garnier-Laplace
    • 3
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Ecotoxicologie des RadionucléidesInstitut de Radioprotection et Sûreté Nucléaire, Centre de Cadarache (IRSN)Saint-Paul-lez-Durance CedexFrance
  2. 2.MagelisCadenetFrance
  3. 3.Service de Recherche et d’Expertise sur les Risques EnvironnementauxInstitut de Radioprotection et Sûreté Nucléaire, Centre de Cadarache (IRSN)Saint-Paul-lez-Durance CedexFrance

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