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J Biosci Bioeng. 2010 Jul;110(1):99-101. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiosc.2009.12.014. Epub 2010 Jan 25.

Floricultural Salvia plants have a high ability to eliminate bisphenol A.

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The Kansai Electric Power Co., Environmental Research Center, Keihanna-Plaza, 1-7 Seikacho, Sourakugun, Kyoto 619-0237, Japan.

Abstract

The removal of bisphenol A, an endocrine disruptor, by 25 different kinds of Salvia cultivars was examined with hydroculture experiments. All the Salvia cultivars showed a high BPA-eliminating ability, and 100% to 74% of BPA (50 muM) was eliminated after 3 days.

PMID:
20541124
DOI:
10.1016/j.jbiosc.2009.12.014
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