Microplastics Effect on Biological Systems

Effects on Bio-organisms

Micro- and nanoplastics entering the marine and freshwater food chains can introduce harmful pollutants which effect reproduction, growth, immune response and productivity. In addition, these particles can accumulate in tissues and organs over time and potentially produce negative effects. Studies have found that chemicals linked to micro- and nanoplastics correlate to health complications such as diabetes, obesity, infertility, cardio vascular disorders, neurological problems and cancer.

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Growing Concerns Over Microplastics in Water White Paper

This white paper explains the problem of microplastics in water and what are the best instruments to trace, identify, and classify microbeads in products, food, and the environment.

Water Pollution by Microscopic Plastic Particles Article

This article explains microscopic particle pollution in water with the effect also on food chain and decribes IR spectrometry analysis technique used to determine and quantify all kinds of plastic in the water.

The Environmental Impact of Microplastics

Microplastics are tiny plastic particles that form as a result of the plastic content in consumer products and the breakdown of large plastics. Once they have entered the environment, microplastics become pollutant, causing harm to the environment.

Emerging Pollutants & Their Marine Ecotoxicological Impact

This webinar provides novel insights into the fate and ecotoxicological effects of emerging contaminants in marine ecosystems.

Effects on Bio-organisms Technology

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