Bioassays currently available for evaluating the biological potency of pharmaceuticals in treated wastewater

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Bioassays currently available for evaluating the biological potency of pharmaceuticals in treated wastewater. / Vasquez, Marlen I.; Michael, Irene; Kümmerer, Klaus et al.

Wastewater Reuse and Current Challenges. ed. / Despo Fatta-Kassinos; Dionysios D Dionysiou; Klaus Kümmerer. Cham : Springer, 2016. p. 49-80 (Handbook of Environmental Chemistry; Vol. 44).

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Vasquez, MI, Michael, I, Kümmerer, K & Fatta-Kassinos, D 2016, Bioassays currently available for evaluating the biological potency of pharmaceuticals in treated wastewater. in D Fatta-Kassinos, DD Dionysiou & K Kümmerer (eds), Wastewater Reuse and Current Challenges. Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, vol. 44, Springer, Cham, pp. 49-80. https://doi.org/10.1007/698_2015_417

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Vasquez, M. I., Michael, I., Kümmerer, K., & Fatta-Kassinos, D. (2016). Bioassays currently available for evaluating the biological potency of pharmaceuticals in treated wastewater. In D. Fatta-Kassinos, D. D. Dionysiou, & K. Kümmerer (Eds.), Wastewater Reuse and Current Challenges (pp. 49-80). (Handbook of Environmental Chemistry; Vol. 44). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/698_2015_417

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Vasquez MI, Michael I, Kümmerer K, Fatta-Kassinos D. Bioassays currently available for evaluating the biological potency of pharmaceuticals in treated wastewater. In Fatta-Kassinos D, Dionysiou DD, Kümmerer K, editors, Wastewater Reuse and Current Challenges. Cham: Springer. 2016. p. 49-80. (Handbook of Environmental Chemistry). doi: 10.1007/698_2015_417

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