Sample natural language search:
how does ocean acidification affect the survival of coral reef fish
On results screen, add desired filters:
Sample searches with keywords, logical operators, & wildcards:
frogs AND atrazine
(frogs OR tadpoles) AND atrazine
(frogs OR tadpoles) AND (herbicides OR pesticides) AND toxic*
Select desired limiters on initial search screen or while viewing results. Look for official subject terms, and use them to refine your search if needed.
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Complete list of library research databases: Databases A-Z
Borges, RE, Santos, LRS, Benvindo-Souza, M, Modesto, RS, Assis, RA, Oliveira, C. 2019. Genotoxic evaluation in tadpoles associated with agriculture in the central Cerrado, Brazil. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 77:22-28.
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Journal title abbreviation lookup:
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