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- DelValls, T. Ángel, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Environmental science and pollution research international 2009 v.16 no.6 pp. 618-629
- DNA damage; Polychaeta; analytical chemistry; biological assessment; hydrocarbons; marine sediments; metals; sediment contamination; toxicity; Spain; United Kingdom
- ... Background, aim and scope Marine and coastal sediments can accumulate substantial concentrations of metals and hydrocarbons, yet the consequences of this contamination for exposed biota in situ can be difficult to establish. Here, we examine the hypothesis that exposure to contaminated sediments can lead to detrimental effects in sediment-dwelling species. The combination of chemical and biologica ...