How Daily Care May Affect Aquatic Organisms: Personal Care Products In Wild Mussels From Coastal Waters
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Experienced Laboratory Technician with a demonstrated history of supporting teaching and research activities at ICBAS, Porto University. Interested in Chromatography, Cell Culture, and Molecular Biology. Strong research professional with a Master's degree focused in Quality Control from Faculty of Pharmacy, UP. Development of new methods based on chromatographic techniques as GC-MS for the screening of environmental contaminants (UV-filters, musk fragrances) in the aquatic environment.

                       

How Daily Care May Affect Aquatic Organisms: Personal Care Products In Wild Mussels From Coastal Waters

Every day, millions of people enjoy the pleasure and benefits of personal care products (PCPs). From hair colors to lipsticks, body lotions to cosmetics, fragrances to sunscreens, a huge variety of products are available as a societal demand, mostly in developed countries. These essentials touch people’s senses, needs, and imagination in all stages of life. Although they can contribute to our health and wellbeing, their intense utilization leads to aquatic environment contamination, as they are continuously released in large quantities directly...

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