bioconcentration


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bioconcentration

The accumulation of a chemical in the tissues of an organism as a result of direct exposure to the surrounding medium.
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Bioconcentration factor (BCF) was determined by following Cui et al.
On day 1, in comparison with the control, the bioaccumulation of MC-LR had started; the bioconcentration in C.
The bioconcentration factor (BCF) value, which is the quotient of the concentration in fruiting bodies divided by the concentration in the soil substrates, was determined for all minerals in each sampling site.
The bioconcentration factor was calculated as described previously [34]:
The bioconcentration factor (BCF) works as an indicator of the plant ability to accumulate the metal concerning the concentration of metal in the experimental solution.
Bioconcentration of heavy metals in vermicomposting earthworms (Eisenia fetida, Perionyx excavatus and Lampito mauritii) in Nepal.
Seasonal bioconcentration of heavy metals in Onchidium struma (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) from Chongming Island, the Yangtze estuary, China.
(2013) reported that surviving fish was maximally intoxicated at this period due to maximum bioconcentration and bioaccumulation.
In another study conducted with zebrafish embryos, it was observed that synthetic pyrethroids have a high bioconcentration capacity, suggesting that pyrethroids have a highly-cumulative risk for fish (TU et al., 2014).