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Research Briefs: New York University School of Medicine

Superfund Research Program

Genetic and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Toxicities of Mixtures of Aromatic Hydrocarbon and Metal Contaminants to Aquatic Populations (ARRA Funded)

Project Leader: Isaac I. Wirgin
Grant Number: P42ES010344
Funding Period: 2009-2011

Research Briefs

  • 195 - Mechanism of Resistance to PCB Toxicity in Fish -- Wirgin, Hahn
    Release Date: 03/02/2011

    A team unravels the mystery of how Atlantic tomcod living in waters contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) not only survive in their polluted environment, but thrive.

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