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- Zhao, Meixun, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Environmental pollution 2014 v.192 pp. 1-8
- biomarkers; community structure; hydroxyl radicals; phytoplankton; polybrominated diphenyl ethers; sediments; toxicity; East China Sea
- ... Hydroxylated (OH-) and methoxylated (MeO-) polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) have caused much concern because of their potential toxicity and worldwide distribution. These compounds are recently suggested to originate from the natural process in the ocean. However, their source remains highly controversial. In this study, we analyzed the contents of nine MeO-BDEs, ten OH-BDEs, and phytoplankt ...