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Lecture 5

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Environmental Science
Jovan Stefanovic

Lesson 5 Class A: Chemically as they form ionic bond-low toxicity Class B: very nasty and toxic-form covalent bond. Most of em are toxic in their organic form as much as they are in their organic forms. they form organometalics?-originally toxic or borderlines. Bioavailability,,, Redox potential-ability to donate or take an electron. Less oxygen availability= More toxic! And vice-versa ROUTES... Fruits then leaves than stems and roots-most concentration in the ROOTS then upwards. Ex: you will find the most lead conc. In the roots. If soil has slight contamination than its better to grow grain so that its going to have least. Not carrots coz they are the roots and high conc. Will be in the roots. You can grow potato too coz potato is not a root its a storage. Mercury is toxic and can also go thru the gloves!. Just some drops that will go on a person is enough to kill an adult. Very toxic its form can kill you but the least toxic state is its liq
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