Reptilian exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and associated effects

Gregory V. Zychowski, Céline A.J. Godard-Codding

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Abstract

A review covers exposure to PAH through oil spills of reptiles including the orders of Testudines and Squamata; the cause-effect relationships after reptilian exposure to PAH; the effect or increased risk of effect; and a wide variety of approaches to address PAH-related questions for reptiles including molecular techniques modeling and field surveys.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-35
Number of pages11
JournalEnvironmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Volume36
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

Keywords

  • Biomarkers
  • Exposure
  • Oil spills
  • Organic contaminants
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)
  • Reptile
  • Wildlife toxicology

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