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Rachael Ununuma Akpiri, Rosline Sonayee Konya, Nikolas John Hodges

Article ID: 1070
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Abstract: Aluminium is the most abundant element in the earth crust, and has no known biological function. However, it is an established neurotoxicant in its trivalent oxidation state, with exposure resulting in neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s disease and presenile dementia. Although, the potential genotoxic and carcinogenic effects of aluminium are est...
Pham Xuan Duong, Hoang Trung Du, Vo Tran Tuan Linh, To Duy Thai, Phan Minh-Thu

Article ID: 1215
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Abstract: ENSO (El Niño-Southern Oscillation) phenomena have impacted on the hydrodynamic regime and environmental factors of the tropical ocean in general. In case of Vietnamese South-Central Waters, impacts of ENSO only focused on issues of changing seasonal wind, seawater temperature anomalies, changing of water masses as the air-sea interaction. Based on severa...
V. Beschkov, E. Razkazova-Velkova, M. Martinov, S. Stefanov

Article ID: 1340
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Abstract: A sulfide driven fuel cell is proposed to clean the Black Sea with the simultaneous A sulfide driven fuel cell is proposed to clean the Black Sea with the simultaneous production of energy. The process is hopeful even at low sulfide concentrations, i.e.10 to 25 mg/l being close to the ones in the Black Sea water. The main problem for the practical applica...
Samia S. Abouelkheir, Eman A. Abdelghany, Hanan A. Ghozlan, Soraya A. Sabry

Article ID: 1412
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Abstract: Biofilm forming bacteria are omnipresent in the marine environment. Pseudoalteromonas is one of the largest within the γ-proteobacteria class, and a member of marine bacteria. Species of Pseudoalteromonas  are generally found in association with marine eukaryotes. In this work, we present the isolation and characterization of two strains ...


Vasile Rata, Eugen Rusu

Article ID: 1287
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Abstract: The problem of pollution is a topical issue at global, regional but also at the local level. Starting from this idea, the question arises whether the coastal region in the North-East of the Black Sea is affected by the emissions resulting from the combustion of marine fuels in large ship engines, which manage to set in motion floating buildings intended f...