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Cadmium (Cd) and lead (Pb) levels of Mediterranean mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819) from Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19069888     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this study, bioaccumulation of cadmium (Cd) and lead (Pb) in Mediterranean mussels (Mytilus galloprovincialis Lamarck, 1819) at Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey, has been researched. Mussel samples hand-collected seasonally, between January, 2003 and December, 2004 from six stations in Bosphorus. The concentrations of Cd and Pb in the mussels were determinated by Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS). The results of this study indicated that Cd and Pb were in higher concentrations in the Mussels of Bosphorus. The concentrations of these metals in soft tissues exceeded the acceptable levels for a food source for human consumption and these values are unacceptable for Turkish legal standards.
Authors:
F E Kayhan; N Gulsoy; N Balkis; R Yüce
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pakistan journal of biological sciences: PJBS     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1028-8880     ISO Abbreviation:  Pak. J. Biol. Sci.     Publication Date:  2007 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-16     Completed Date:  2009-01-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101247723     Medline TA:  Pak J Biol Sci     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  915-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Art, Marmara University, 34722, Göztepe, Istanbul, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Analysis of Variance
Animals
Cadmium / analysis*
Environmental Monitoring / statistics & numerical data*
Environmental Pollutants / analysis*
Lead / analysis*
Mytilus / chemistry*
Shellfish*
Spectrophotometry, Atomic
Turkey
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Environmental Pollutants; 7439-92-1/Lead; 7440-43-9/Cadmium

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