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Table 1 Biotests used to detect effect potentials in environmental samples (effluent, surface water, and sediment) in the project SchussenAktivplus

From: Freshwater ecosystems profit from activated carbon-based wastewater treatment across various levels of biological organisation in a short timeframe

Testing forBiotest usedAccording to
GenotoxicityAmes-fluctuation testISO 11350 guideline, described in detail by Giebner et al. [37]
SOS ChromotestWhite et al. [38]
Dioxin-like toxicityReporter gene assay with H4IIE-luc-cellsGarrison et al. [39], described in detail by Maier et al. [32]
Yeast Dioxin ScreenStalter et al. [40]
(Anti-) OestrogenicityY(A)ESStalter et al. [40], described in detail by Giebner et al. [37]
E-ScreenLange et al. [41]
Reporter gene assay with HeLA cellsUS EPA [42], described in detail by Henneberg et al. [43]
(Anti-) AndrogenicityY(A)ASStalter et al. [40],
described in detail by Giebner et al. [37]
Reporter gene assay with MDA-kb2-cellsWilson et al. [44]
PhytotoxicityLemna minor growth inhibition testOECD 221 [45]
Embryo- and developmental toxicityFish embryo acute toxicity test (FET) with Danio rerioOECD 236 [46], described in detail by Thellmann et al. [47]
Effects on reproductionSediment and water toxicity test with Lumbriculus variegatusOECD 225 [48]
Potamopyrgus antipodarum reproduction testOECD 242 [49], described in detail by Giebner et al. [37] and Henneberg et al. [43]