Mammals metabolize some pesticides to limit their biomagnification

21 julio 2014

The concentrations of many historically used, and now widely banned, pesticides and other toxic chemicals — called legacy contaminants — can become magnified in an animal that eats contaminated food. However, a new study has found that Arctic mammals metabolize some currently used pesticides, preventing such ‘biomagnification.’
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