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- Narváez, Jhon Fredy, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Journal of hazardous materials 2019 v.371 pp. 273-279
- aquatic organisms; cell lines; effluents; endocrine-disrupting chemicals; excretion; human chorionic gonadotropin; humans; photocatalysis; pregnancy; reproductive toxicology; risk assessment; screening; surface water; toxicity testing; ultraviolet radiation; viability; wastewater treatment
- ... The presence of levonorgestrel (LNG) in water bodies via direct discharge and human excretion has been reported worldwide, but its effects on the reproduction of aquatic species and humans are still unknown. Owing to its recalcitrant properties, LNG is not completely removed during wastewater treatment plants, and many species may be exposed to low traces of this compound from discharged effluents ...