Affiliation: University of Siena
- Induction of EROD activity in European eel (Anguilla anguilla) experimentally exposed to benzo[a]pyrene and beta-naphthoflavoneS Bonacci
Department of Environmental Sciences G Sarfatti, University of Siena, Via delle Cerchia 3, I 53100 Siena, Italy
Environ Int 29:467-73. 2003..We infer that this tool may be suited as a diagnostic biomarker for biomonitoring PAHs pollution in Mediterranean brackish environments and further field research is suggested...
- Esterase activities in the bivalve mollusc Adamussium colbecki as a biomarker for pollution monitoring in the Antarctic marine environmentStefano Bonacci
Department of Environmental Sciences G Sarfatti, University of Siena, Via P A Mattioli 4, Siena I 53100, Italy
Mar Pollut Bull 49:445-55. 2004..colbecki to chlorpyrifos compared to species from temperate areas may also be inferred. The in situ study indicated no differences in the environmental quality of the three study sites located around the Italian Base...
- Biomonitoring aquatic environmental quality in a marine protected area: a biomarker approachStefano Bonacci
Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Siena, Italy
Ambio 36:308-15. 2007..The proposed approach has potential for assessment of environmental quality in marine protected areas...
- Cholinesterase activities in the scallop Pecten jacobaeus: characterization and effects of exposure to aquatic contaminantsBonacci Stefano
Department of Environmental Sciences G Sarfatti, University of Siena, Via P A Mattioli 4, Siena, Italy
Sci Total Environ 392:99-109. 2008..ChEs in P. jacobaeus might therefore have potential as a sensitive biomarker for monitoring marine pollution. Results of the present study will be useful to focus further experiment of exposure to pollutants under in vivo conditions...
- Cholinesterase activities in the Antarctic scallop Adamussium colbecki: tissue expression and effect of ZnCl2 exposureI Corsi
Department of Environmental Sciences G Sarfatti, University of Siena, Via Mattioli, 4 53100 Siena, Italy
Mar Environ Res 58:401-6. 2004..The potential use of ChE in the A. colbecki as biomarker for monitoring water contamination in the marine Antarctic environment is discussed...
- Cholinesterases in the Antarctic scallop Adamussium colbecki: characterization and sensitivity to pollutantsStefano Bonacci
Department of Environmental Sciences G Sarfatti, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 72:1481-8. 2009..colbecki as sensitive tools to measure exposure to the above chemicals, but they may be worthy of further study considering the importance of the scallop in Antarctic marine ecosystems and its suitability as a sentinel species...