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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 ...
- Klampfl, Christian W.
- Trends in analytical chemistry 2019 v.111 pp. 13-26
- biosolids; drug residues; environmental assessment; fertilizers; humans; irrigation; metabolites; sewage treatment; soil
- ... Residues of pharmaceuticals are ubiquitous in the environment, due to the increased use of drugs for treating humans and animals. If in agriculture water or biosolids from sewage treatment plants or manure from treated animals are used for irrigation or as a fertilizer respectively, drug residues may come into contact with plants. Subsequently these substances may be taken up, be translocated and ...