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Main Title Recovery by the Coral 'Acropora cervicornis' After Drilling Mud Exposure: The Free Amino Acid Pool.
Author Powell, E. N. ; Connor, S. J. ; Kendall, Jr., J. J. ; Zastrow, C. E. ; Bright, T. J. ;
CORP Author Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Dept. of Oceanography.;Environmental Research Lab., Gulf Breeze, FL.
Year Published 1984
Report Number EPA-R-806793-030; EPA-600/J-84-017;
Stock Number PB84-196096
Additional Subjects Drilling fluids ; Corals ; Toxicity ; Amino acids ; Exposure ; Water pollution ; Plants(Botany) ; Reprints ; Water pollution effects(Plants) ; Acropora arvicornois
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NTIS  PB84-196096 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract Corals were exposed to drilling mud for 24 hr and then allowed to recover for 48 hr in clean seawater. Depending on the concentration and the mud used, exposure produced either an increase or decrease in free amino acid (FAA) pool size. Aspartate was affected to a greater degree than other amino acids. No clear instance of recovery could be ascertained after 48 hr in clean seawater. In several cases, corals, apparently unaffected by a 24 hr exposure, nevertheless suffered significant changes in the FAA pool during the 48 hr recovery period. Thus, the degree of toxicity of the drilling mud could not be accurately predicted from the 24 hr exposure data. In many cases, the choice of a normalizing parameter determined whether two sets of data were significantly different or not. Accurate effects assessment depends on a comparison of several methods of normalization to confirm statistical results. (Copyright (c) 1984 Springer-Verlag New York Inc.)
Availability Notes Pub. in Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 13, p243-258 1984.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Recovery by the Coral 'Acropora cervicornis' After Drilling Mud Exposure: The Free Amino Acid Pool.
PUB Date Free Form c1984
Category Codes 6T; 68D; 57Y
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Primary Description 600/04
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 424414547
Origin NTIS
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