Browsing Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences by Subject "POPs"
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Polar bear adipose tissue-derived stem cells as an in vitro model for effects of environmental contaminants on adipogenesis (The University of Bergen, 2015-09-03)The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is currently listed as a vulnerable species by the IUCN red list, mainly due to the predicted decline in sea ice caused by global warming. Polar bears are dependent on sea ice for hunting ...Master thesis
The Preen Gland - an Organ for Excretion of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) (The University of Bergen, 2010-06-01)Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) constitute a chemically diverse group of lipophilic substances that may accumulate in living organisms, often with harmful effects. To some extent these substances may be expelled via ...Master thesis