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Table 4 Pearson’s Correlation between MT with Zn, Cu, Cd, Ni and Pb in three different tissues of Asian swamp eels

From: Seasonal variation of heavy metals and metallothionein contents in Asian swamp eels, Monopterus albus (Zuiew, 1793) from Tumpat, Kelantan, Malaysia

  Livers Gills Muscle
MT-Zn 0.77* −0.09 0.08
MT-Cu 0.30 0.10 0.25
MT-Cd 0.49* 0.28 0.10
MT-Ni 0.55* 0.01 0.20
MT-Pb 0.006 0.12 −0.08
  1. Remark: *Correlation significant at p < 0.05