ecological chemistry

ecological chemistry

[ikəloj′ik]
the study of chemical compounds synthesized by plants that influence ecological characteristics through chemical communication or toxic effects.
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The research areas in the new building are divided spatially in the Ecological Chemistry (C14) and ecotoxicology with Eukotechnikum, and a transition region for bioaccumulation.
d) Department of Ecological Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Baku State University, Baku, Azerbaijan
Contributors include academics in biology, zoology, ecological chemistry, and environmental sciences from universities in Europe, South Africa, Australia and the US.
Ecological Chemistry and Engineering, 14(3-4): 363-369.
When I first studied it and saw the complexity I was so amazed," said Dr Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin, who works at the Institute for Ecological Chemistry in Neuherberg, Germany.
Research in the ecological chemistry of harvestmen has so far been focused on gonyleptomorph Laniatores, all of which produce a mixture of benzoquinones (at least 37 different molecules), while the chemistry of the defensive secretion is not known for even a single member of the Dyspnoi and is known for only one travunioid, Sclerobunus nondimorphicus Briggs 1971.
The study didn't include enough soil samples to give a reliable estimate of the magnitude of the problem caused by these dumps, says Karl-Werner Schramm, a dioxin researcher at the Institute of Ecological Chemistry in Neuherberg, Germany.
Ou also served as a member of the National Research Center of Environment and Health with the Institute of Ecological Chemistry and Technical University of Munich in Germany.
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