Toxic interactions between tributyltin and polychlorinated biphenyls in aquatic organisms

Yuji Oshima, Kei Nakayama, Hano Takeshi, Sang Gyoon Kim, Yohei Shimasaki, Ik Joon Kang, Tsuneo Honjo

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Abstract

In recent years, discharges of anthropogenic chemicals to the environment have been increasing in association with industrial development. These chemicals and their degradation products are released to the environment, discharged into water, and may ultimately contaminate aquatic organisms. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and tributyltin (TBT) are particularly ubiquitous pollutants.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEcotoxicology of Antifouling Biocides
PublisherSpringer Japan
Pages195-205
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9784431857082
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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