Physiological and gene expression responses of the mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis to low pH and low dissolved oxygen


"The prevalence and frequency of hypoxia events have increased worldwide over the past decade as a consequence of global climate change and coastal biological oxygen depletions. On the other hand, anthropogenic emissions of CO2 and consequent accumulation in the sea surface result in a perturbation of the seawater carbonate system, including a decrease in pH, known as ocean acidification. While the effect of decreases in pH and dissolved oxygen (DO) concentration is better understood, their combined effects are still poorly resolved. [...]". 


Source: Science Direct 
Authors: Murat Belivermiş et al.

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