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State-of-the-art examination of the environmentally important field of microscale testing in aquatic toxicology. Forty-four chapters cover relevant principles, new techniques and recent advancements, and applications in scientific research, environmental management, academia, and the private sector.
PART ONE: INTRODUCTIONMicroscale Testing in Aquatic Toxicology: Introduction, Historical Perspective, and Context, C. Blaise, P.G. Wells, and K. LeePART TWO: MICROSCALE TESTING AT VARIOUS BIOLOGICAL AND PHYLOGENETIC LEVELSBiochemical AssaysImmunoassays: Applications for the Aquatic Environment, A. Dankwardt, S. Pullen, and B. HockEnvironmental Applications with Submitochondrial Particles, H.W. Read, J.M. Harkin, and K.E. GustavsonBioassays to Measure MFO Inducers in Effluents, P.V. Hodson, J. Sherry, and J. ParrottEnzyme Inhibition for Examination of Toxic Effects in Aquatic Systems, U. Obst, A. Wessler, and M. Weigand-RosinusTissue Culture AssaysSponge Cells and Tissue as Biological Monitors of Aquatic Pollution, W.E.G. Mnller and I.M. MnllerThe Use of Fish Cells in the Toxicological Evaluation of Environmental Contaminants, F. DenizeauIn Vitro Assays for Detection of Non-Genotoxic Carcinogens, M.J. Durand, V. Cruciani, S. Alexandre, J.C. Hoflack, H. Bessi, C. Blaise, and P. VasseurBacteriaMicrobial Enzyme Assays for the Detection of Heavy Metal Toxicity, G. Bitton and J.L. MorelATP-TOX System - A Review, H.H. XuLuminescent Bacterial Biosensors for the Rapid Detection of Toxicants, S.F. Briscoe, J. Cai, and M.S. DuBowStress-Responsive Luminous Bacteria for Toxicity and Genotoxicity Monitoring, S. BelkinMicrotox Toxicity Test Systems - Where They Stand Today, A. Qureshi, A.A. Bulich, and D. IsenbergMicrotox Toxicity Test System - New Developments and Applications, B.T. JohnsonMeasurement of Microbial Exoenzyme Activity in Sediments for Environmental Impact Assessment, K. Lee and K.L. TaySmall-Scale In Vitro Genotoxicity Tests for Bacteria and Invertebrates, P.D. Hansen and A. HerbertMicroalgaeRecent Advances in Toxicity Test Methods Using Kelp Gametophytes. B.S. Anderson, J.W. Hunt, and W. PiekarskiMicroplate Toxicity Tests with Micro-Algae: A Review, C. Blaise, J.-F. F rard, and P. VasseurEcophysiological Considerations in Microalgal Toxicity Tests, C. Nalewajko and M.M. OlavesonDevelopment and First Validation of a "Stock-Culture Free" Algal Microbiotest: The Algaltoxkit, G. PersooneProtozoaCiliated Protozoa as Test Organisms in Toxicity Assessments, G.L. Gilron and D.H. LynnDevelopment of a Protozoan Chemoattraction Inhibition Assay for Evaluating Toxicity of Aquatic Pollutants, S.G. Berk and R.O. RobertsCiliate Microbiotest Applications: Metal Contaminants in Water and Soil, J.R. Pratt, D.G. Mochan, and N.J. BowersInvertebratesUtility and Practical Considerations for In Vitro Developmental Toxicity Testing: Hydra and FETAX Assays, E.M. JohnsonMicroscale Bioassays for Corals, M. BrantonThe Use of Larvae and Small Species of Polychaetes in Marine Toxicological Testing, D. J. ReishDevelopment of a Canadian Marine Toxicity Test for Whole Sediment Using Cultured Spionid Polychaetes, P. Pocklington and K.G. DoeMicroscale Toxicity Testing with Rotifers, T.W. Snell and C.R. Janss
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