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Principles of Environmental Toxicology


Series: ACS Professional Reference Book Series

By: Sigmund F Zakrzewski

320 pages, Figs, tabs

American Chemical Society

Hardback | Dec 1997 | Edition: 2 | #56806 | ISBN: 0841233802
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An ideal introductory text, offering a broad coverage of the field. |The book reviews basic pharmacology, basic physiology, and chemical carcinogenesis and mutagenesis, and includes a chapter on risk assessment.


1. Environment: past and present; 2. Review of pharmacologic concepts; 3. Metabolism of xenobiotics; 4. Factors that influence toxicity; 5. Chemical carcinogenesis and mutagenesis; 6. Risk assessment; 7. Occupational toxicology; 8. Air pollution; 9. Pollution of the atmosphere; 10. Water and land pollution; 12. Radioactive pollution; 13. Population, environment, and women's issues; 14. Regulatory policies and international treaties; Appendix. Subjects for student seminars

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