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- Ribeiro, Francisca; O'Brien, Jake W.; Galloway, Tamara; Thomas, Kevin V.
- Trends in analytical chemistry 2019 v.111 pp. 139-147
- aquatic invertebrates; birds; environmental impact; humans; insects; marine mammals; mechanism of action; nanoplastics; sea turtles; tissues
- ... Following a decade of research on the environmental impacts of microplastics, a knowledge gap remains on the processes by which micro and nanoplastics pass across biological barriers, enter cells and are subject to biological mechanisms. Here we summarize available literature on the accumulation of microplastics and their associated contaminants in a variety of organisms including humans. Most dat ...