Environ Toxicol Pharmacol 2021 Apr 19;83:103596. Epub 2021 Jan 19.
Laboratório de Toxicologia Celular, Departamento de Biologia Celular, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Caixa Postal 19031, CEP 81531-970, Curitiba, PR, Brazil. Electronic address:
The wastewater contamination of urban rivers is a concern for biodiversity and a consequence from poor urban conservation policies. In the current study, the impact of urban and industrial activities was investigated in Iguaçu river (Southern Brazil) using juvenile Oreochromis niloticus, after trophic and chronic exposure (25, 50 and 100 %), over 81 days. After exposure liver, gills, gonads, brain, muscle, and blood were sampled for chemical, biochemical, histopathological, genotoxic and molecular analyses. Read More