HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Stratified seawater disrupts the transport of imposex substances

, including near Gibraltar an in-between stratum of warm very salty water from the Mediterranean.

The United Nations' International Maritime Organization (IMO) has recently adopted a convention that prohibits the use of antifouling paints based on organotin compounds such as TBT, which cause imposex. From 2003 onwards they may no longer be applied to vessels and from 2008 onwards they may no longer be present on vessels. In the meantime the chemical industry has developed several effectif alternatives that are less harmful to the maritime environment.


'"/>

Contact: Michel Philippens
philippens@nwo.nl
31-70-344 0784
Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research
24-Jan-2002


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Strep disrupts blood clotting to infect humans
2. To avoid detection, HIV disrupts immune cell migration
3. Popular weed killer disrupts frogs sexual development
4. Popular weed killer demasculinizes frogs, disrupts their sexual development
5. Asian elephant sex pheromone transporter revealed
6. Two molecules work together to aid transport of immune cells, UT Southwestern researchers find
7. How amphetamine affects the dopamine transporter
8. Researchers reveal calcium transport protein function that regulates heartbeat frequency, strength
9. UCLA researcher first to solve structure of membrane transport protein
10. First structure of transporter enzyme family is solved
11. Barrel structure in globular proteins may transport small molecules

Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/6/2014)... Fla. -- A groundbreaking paper from a team of ... understanding of how plants could adapt to and survive ... research, published in the latest issue of the journal ... chromatin (the complex of DNA and proteins) is organized ... so that some genes are turned on and others ...
(Date:11/6/2014)... that predator runs so fast that it essentially blinds itself. ... fastest creature on Earth. Some of these half-inch-long beetles cover ... per hour). The fastest human can do about five body ... a person would have to hit 480 miles per hour. ... speeds, everything becomes a blur. They can,t gather enough light ...
(Date:11/5/2014)... the UTSA College of Sciences, is one of ... a two-year $300,00 National Science Foundation (NSF) Early ... supports President Obama,s BRAIN Initiative, a federal effort ... will demystify complex brain processes. , According ... into the interactions of multiple components, each working ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Maize analysis yields whole new world of genetic science 2The tiger beetle: Too fast to see 2UTSA biology professor awarded $300,000 NSF grant for brain research 2UTSA biology professor awarded $300,000 NSF grant for brain research 3
(Date:11/27/2014)... and PITTSFIELD, Massachusetts, USA (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 ... cells with more accuracy, additive systems to enable 3D ... safety by analyzing road conditions are among finalists in ... Photonics Innovation . The awards are sponsored by ... and Photonics Media . , Winners will be ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 The North America Thermal ... market for detailed analysis of the growth trends ... reach $616.3 million by 2018, growing at a ... Browse through the TOC of the North America ... idea of the in-depth analysis and industry segmentation ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... The Alliance for Safe Biologic ... European physicians at the "1 ST EuropaBio ... at the Spanish Ministry of Health, Social Services ... the Spanish Bioindustry Association (ASEBIO), included regulators from ... oncology and rheumatology societies, representatives from a hospital ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... NJ (PRWEB) November 25, 2014 ... has officially joined the Morris County (New Jersey) ... which is a leading business organization in the ... opportunity to further engage some key clients in ... operations in the geographic area. Membership enables Whitehouse ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Finalists Named for 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation 2Finalists Named for 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation 3Finalists Named for 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation 4Finalists Named for 2015 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation 5The North America Thermal Protective Clothing Market is estimated to grow up to $616.3 million by 2018 - Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The North America Thermal Protective Clothing Market is estimated to grow up to $616.3 million by 2018 - Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3ASBM Presents European Physicians Survey at Spanish Ministry of Health 2Whitehouse Laboratories Joins Morris County Chamber of Commerce 2Whitehouse Laboratories Joins Morris County Chamber of Commerce 3
Cached News: