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Research article 15 Apr 2020

Research article | 15 Apr 2020

Acrylic acid and related dimethylated sulfur compounds in the Bohai and Yellow seas during summer and winter

Xi Wu et al.

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Acrylic acid (AA) exhibited obvious spatial and temporal variations in the Bohai and Yellow seas. Strong biological production and abundant terrestrial inputs led to high AA in summer. Extremely high AA in sediments might result from the cleavage of intracellular DMSP and reduce bacterial metabolism. Degradation experiments of AA and DMSP proved other sources of AA and microbial consumption to be the key removal source. This study provided insightful information on the sulfur cycle these seas.
Acrylic acid (AA) exhibited obvious spatial and temporal variations in the Bohai and Yellow...
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