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A process for detecting benzo[a]pyrene in polluted aquatic environments


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Annie Christianus (2011) A process for detecting benzo[a]pyrene in polluted aquatic environments. PI2011005383.

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The present invention relates to a process for detecting benzo[a]pyrene (BaP) in polluted aquatic environments. The process comprising: preparing a plurality of treated fish; retaining some of the plurality of treated fish for a certain period as a control group; exposing rest of the plurality of treated fish for a certain period to a BaP-polluted environment; extracting materials from intestine of the plurality of treated fish; plating materials extracted from the previous step on Cetrimide Agar; and counting Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonies. The population of P. aeruginosa in the fish intestine is used in determining levels of pollutants especially BaP levels in aquatic environments.


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Item Type: Patent
Application Number: PI2011005383
Filing Date: 2011-11-08
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
Keywords: Pollutant detection; Aquatic; Benzo[a]pyrene
Depositing User: Suzila Mohamad Kasim
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2014 17:18
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2014 17:18
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/33127
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