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Evaluate the Impact of Deepwater Horizon Oil-Contaminated Gulf Seafood Residues in Edible Tissues on the Human Intestinal Microbiota of the Consumer


<li>Determine whether metabolize polycyclic-aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) residues in edible tissues of Deepwater Horizon oil-contaminated seafood adversely affect the human intestinal microbiota.</li>
<li>Determine if the human intestinal microbiota metabolize PAHs that are toxic components of Deepwater Horizon oil.</li>
<li>Identify, characterize, and determine the toxicity of PAH metabolites generated from degradation by human intestinal microbiota.</li></ol></p>

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Responsible Division: Microbiology

Kim, Seong-Jae
DHHS/FDA - National Center for Toxicological Research
DHHS/FDA - Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition
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