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Special Issue "Water Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): Structure-Activity Relationships and Impact"

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A special issue of Molecules (ISSN 1420-3049). This special issue belongs to the section "Molecular Diversity".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2014)

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Dr. Beatriz Cancho-Grande

Nutrition and Bromatology Group, Analytical and Food Chemistry Department, Faculty of Food Science and Technology, University of Vigo- Ourense Campus, E-32004 Ourense, Spain
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Interests: new product development; food quality and safety; functional food ingredients
Guest Editor
Dr. Elena Martinez-Carballo

Nutrition and Bromatology Group, Analytical and Food Chemistry Department, Faculty of Food Science and Technology, University of Vigo- Ourense Campus, E-32004 Ourense, Spain
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Interests: sustainable primary production; food quality and safety; persistent organic pollutants

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Safe drinking water, together with water of environmental quality will be two major challenges in the coming decades. The intention of this Special Issue is to connect the study of the quality of water resources regarding the persistence and transport of POPs and the safety of water in the industry, for the benefit of the general public. The time is ripe to understand POPs’ processes in water, based on quantitative structure–activity relationships’ research, in order to face tough health and environmental impact issues that cross national boundaries. With this in mind, research papers will be organized within the following three sections:

1. Analytical methods for recovery and monitoring of POPs in water

2. Toxicological impact of the different chemical classes of POPs

3. Removal of POPs for water purification

Dr.Beatriz Cancho-Grande
Dr. Elena Martinez-Carballo
Guest Editor
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Submission

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are refereed through a peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Molecules is an international peer-reviewed Open Access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs).


Keywords

  • water quality
  • environmental fate
  • accumulation and biotransformation of POPs
  • toxicology
  • regulatory issues

Published Papers

No papers have been published in this special issue yet.

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