Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 2021 Jul 28;223:112562. Epub 2021 Jul 28.
Department of Cell Biology, School of Life Sciences, and School of Medicine, Guangxi University, Nanning 530004, China. Electronic address:
Seafood consumption provides essential elements to humans while also posing risks to human health. A total of 2610 individuals of five edible marine bivalve species (Ruditapes philippinarum, Paphia undulata, Meretrix meretrix, Sinonovacula constricta and Meretrix lyrata) were randomly sampled from six farmer markets in three cities (Beihai, Qinzhou and Fangchenggang) in the southernmost coastal region of China. The concentrations of heavy metals (Cu, Pb, Zn, Cd, Cr, Hg and As) were determined by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS). Read More