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- Lajmanovich, Rafael C., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Ecotoxicology and environmental safety 2013 v.98 pp. 142-151
- Hylidae; abnormal development; amphibians; aquatic ecosystems; biomarkers; catalase; digestive system; emaciation; enzyme activity; erythrocytes; forests; glutathione transferase; hatching; larval development; metals; metamorphosis; muscles; nutrients; pesticide residues; pollutants; ponds; risk; sediments; sublethal effects; tadpoles; tail; toxic substances; tropics
- ... Sediments are important elements of aquatic ecosystems and in general sediments accumulate diverse toxic substances. Amphibians potentially have a greater risk of exposure to contaminants in sediments, and the test of sediments provides first lines of evidences. Sediment outdoor microcosm experiments were conducted to analyze biological endpoints (survival, development, growth, and morphological a ...