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Cellular stress responses to cadmium contamination as measure of sensitivity in intertidal molluscan species
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-03)
The ability of various molluscan species to accumulate toxicants such as cadmium from natural waters in quantities that are many orders of magnitude higher than background levels are well-known. This phenomenon ...
Histological change in the hepatopancreas of terrestrial isopods as potential biomarker of cadmium and zinc exposure
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Metals occur naturally in the environment but since the industrial revolution the amounts ofbioavailable metals in the environment have increased significantly. There are various anthropogenic sources ...