Accession Number:

ADA364659

Title:

Digestive Kinetics Determines Bloavailability of Pollutants.

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for 1 Jul 96-30 Sep 98

Corporate Author:

MIAMI UNIV FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

1 Determine digestive physiology of deposit feeders 2 Determine the fraction of total pollutants in sediments released during incubation of polluted sediments with digestive fluid of deposit feeders 3 Examine partitioning of pollutants in sediments, mechanism of digestive fluid solubilization, and design an in vitro method to measure their bioavailability.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Biological Oceanography
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE