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Biological Effects under Laboratory Conditions

  • C. Barghigiani
  • R. Ferrara
  • O. Ravera
  • A. Seritti
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 6)

Abstract

In the natural environment, organisms are exposed simultaneously to more than one stress and, therefore, they react to the entire environmental situation and not to individual stresses. As a consequence, it is difficult in the natural environment to establish relationships between the intensity of a single stress and its biological effects. The problem becomes more complex if the environment is polluted. For this reason, information on the effects of single pollutants on natural populations is very scarce.

Keywords

Heavy Metal Batch Culture Metal Speciation Ionic Mercury Phaeodactylum Tricornutum 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Barghigiani
    • 1
  • R. Ferrara
    • 1
  • O. Ravera
    • 2
  • A. Seritti
    • 1
  1. 1.Fisiche di Biomolecole e CelluleCNR - Istituto per lo Studio delle ProprietàPisaItaly
  2. 2.Ispra Establishment, Dept. of Physical and Natural SciencesCommission of the European CommunitiesIspra (Va)Italy

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