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Passive sampling: partition coefficients for a silicone rubber reference phase. (2007)
Journal Article
YATES, K., DAVIES, I., WEBSTER, L., POLLARD, P., LAWTON, L. and MOFFAT, C. 2007. Passive sampling: partition coefficients for a silicone rubber reference phase. Journal of environmental monitoring [online], 9(10), pages 1116-1121. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1039/B706716J

Silicone rubber sheeting can be used as a passive sampling device for hydrophobic organic contaminants in the environment to determine the available concentrations in water and sediments. Reliable sampler–water partition coefficients are required to... Read More about Passive sampling: partition coefficients for a silicone rubber reference phase..

An investigation into factors influencing the production and degradation of microcystins. (2007)
Thesis
GRAHAM, D.J.L. 2007. An investigation into factors influencing the production and degradation of microcystins. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Microcystins (MCYST) potently inhibit protein phosphatases and these cyclic heptapeptides are powerful hepatotoxins. They are known to be secondary metabolites produced by several species of cyanobacteria. The release of these peptides into water sup... Read More about An investigation into factors influencing the production and degradation of microcystins..

Detection, analysis, and photocatalytic destruction of the freshwater taint compound geosmin. (2007)
Thesis
BELLU, E. 2007. Detection, analysis, and photocatalytic destruction of the freshwater taint compound geosmin. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

A significant issue affecting the aquaculture and water industries is the presence of off-flavour compounds in water, which cause problems by imparting an undesirable earthy/musty flavour and smell to water and fish. Two predominant off-flavour compo... Read More about Detection, analysis, and photocatalytic destruction of the freshwater taint compound geosmin..