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- Mahamoud Ahmed, Ayanleh, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of hazardous materials 2020 v.391 pp. 122197
- Archaea; arsenic; biochemical pathways; copper; environmental assessment; microbial communities; risk assessment; sediments; toxicity; toxicity testing
- ... Sediment microbial communities were exposed for 21 days to an environmental concentration of copper to assess Cu-induced composition changes and resulting effects on microbial sensitivity to acute Cu and As toxicity. Chronic Cu exposure reduced the diversity of the bacterial and archaeal communities from Day 0 to Day 21. The pollution-induced community tolerance concept (PICT) predicts that loss o ...