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March 30th, 2010
According to a study from Beijing, People's Republic of China, "The present study aims at investigating the potential impacts of the nC(60) complex with atrazine on the development of Japanese medaka (Oryzias latipes) embryos and chronic toxicity to D. magna. Although exposure to nC(60) below 8 mg/L had no effects on the hatching rate of medaka embryos, it increased the deformity of hatched larvae."
"Moreover, the presence of nC(60) significantly increased the hatching time of the embryos exposed to atrazine. 14-day exposure of D. magna to nC(60) significantly reduced offspring production even at a concentration as low as 0.5 mg/L. This indicates that nC(60) is able to...
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Source: Asia Business Newsweekly (2010-03-30)