Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 13th, 2004
"Organic contaminant concentration data are often lipid normalized to provide an indication of the chemical fugacity in the sample or to compare the relative equilibrium status of samples from the same environment. This study compared lipid normalized PCB and organochlorine concentration data for tissues of individual fish when lipids were measured using chloroform/methanol (CM) or dichloromethane/hexane (DH) extractions," scientists in Canada report.
"The CM extraction produced higher lipid yields for dorsal muscle (8-fold difference) and...
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