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Impeding Effect of Polystyrene Microplastic Pollutants on Hg2+ Uptake Potential of Aspergillus flavus

Impeding Effect of Polystyrene Microplastic Pollutants on Hg2+ Uptake Potential of Aspergillus flavus

Imania Ghaffar1, Ali Hussain2*, Arshad Javid1 and Shahid Mehmood1

1Department of Wildlife and Ecology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Outfall Road, Lahore, Pakistan
2Institute of Zoology, University of the Punjab, Quaid-i-Azam Campus, Lahore, Pakistan
3Department of Poultry Production, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Outfall Road, Lahore, Pakistan
 
*      Corresponding author: ali.zool@pu.edu.pk
0030-9923/2024/0004-1725 $ 9.00/0

Fig. 1.

Periodic removal of Hg by A. flavus at 25 ppm (A), 50 ppm (B), 75 ppm (C) and 100 ppm (D) of the added metal.

Fig. 2.

Periodic removal of Hg by A. flavus in control (without microplastic) and experimental (with microplastics) samples.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

August

Pakistan J. Zool., Vol. 56, Iss. 4, pp. 1501-2000

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