Selenium in sediments along the reaches of the river Zletovica and its tributares

Boev, Blazo and Lepitkova, Sonja (1996) Selenium in sediments along the reaches of the river Zletovica and its tributares. In: Yugoslav Conference with International participants , 25-27 April, 1996, Beograd.

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Abstract

Selenium belongs to the so called essential biological microelements which has a great impact on health of people depending on whether its councentration is small or high. Absence o selenium in human results in endemic cardiomiopathia known as Keshan disease (Chen. et al. 1980). Higher selenium concentration (in human blood or some food) lowers development of cancer body (Shamberger et al. 1976). No data have been published in the Republic of Macedonia concerning selenium presence or individual environments. Our aim was to determine selenium presence in sediments along the reaches of the River Zletovica and its tributaries because it is known that waste from mine pits and lead zinc flotation plants of Zletovo Mines in the town of Probistip flow into it.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Engineering and Technology > Materials engineering
Engineering and Technology > Other engineering and technologies
Social Sciences > Other social sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Natural and Technical Sciences
Depositing User: Blazo Boev
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2012 15:10
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2013 06:59
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/2960

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