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Adaptive markers for environmental pollution - AE1130(1)

Description
Summary Objectives:-
Develop DNA - based methods to investigate biological responses of marine organisms exposed to hazardous chemicals and use these to study feminisation of male fish exposed to contaminants in the environment and in a breeding experiment in aquaria plus investigate the effects of oil-based materials on crabs.

Key Customer Purpose:-
Enable new technological tools to be developed which will provide more sensitive and cost effective methods for environmental monitoring of the effects of marine pollutants
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1998

To: 2002

Cost: £146,024
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Glasgow Caledonian
Keywords
Biodiversity              
Biotechnology              
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine