TITLE

Microbial diffraction gratings as optical detectors for heavy metal pollutants

AUTHOR(S)
Noever, David; Matsos, Helen; Brittain, Andrew; Obenhuber, Don; Cronise, Raymond; Armstrong, Shannon
PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Mar96, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p828
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the development of an assay device for the biological detection of cadmium toxicity using the motile response of the protozoa species Tetrahymena pyriformis. Diameter length and swimming speed of the protozoa; Correlation of density profile with the toxic effects at very low dosages for cadmium; Protective effect of copper at low dosages.
ACCESSION #
4367132

 

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