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i) T Maes, R Jessop, N Wellner, K Haupt, AG Mayes.
A rapid-screening approach to detect and quantify microplastics based on fluorescent tagging with Nile Red.
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ii) Silva, Ana B.; Bastos, Ana S.; Justino, Celine I. L.; et al.
Microplastics in the environment: Challenges in analytical chemistry –A review
ANALYTICA CHIMICA ACTA (2018) 1017 1-19
Data from the 2017 edition of Journal Citation Reports
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iii) G Renner, T.C. Schmidt, J. Schram
Analytical methodologies for monitoring micro(nano)plastics: Which are fit for purpose?
Current Opinion in Environmental Science and Health (2018) 1: 55-61
iv) Sources, fate and effects of microplastics in the marine environment: a global assessment”
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