Bioactivity of POPs and their effects in mosquitofish in Sydney Olympic Park, Australia

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Elsevier Science Bv
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Citation:
Science of the Total Environment, 2009, 407 (12), pp. 3721 - 3730
Issue Date:
2009-01
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The site of the 2000 Olympic Games (Sydney Olympic Park (SOP), Sydney, Australia) was contaminated by persistent organic pollutants (POPs) prior to remediation in the 1990s. This study investigates the bioactivity of POPs in the sediment and water of wetlands across SOP by in vitro 2,3,7,8-TCDD equivalence (TCDDeq) measurement (H4IIE cell line bioassay). Further, it examines whether disturbance of these sediments is likely to mobilise ligands for this receptor into the water column.
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