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Environmental Toxicology: Biological and Health Effects of Pollutants

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By: Ming-Ho Yu, Humio Tsunoda and Masashi Tsunoda
368 pages, Col & b/w illus
Publisher: CRC Press
Environmental Toxicology: Biological and Health Effects of Pollutants
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About this book

Written primarily as a textbook for upper-level undergraduate and beginning graduate students, this book provides fundamental knowledge concerning the biological and health effects of pollutants on living systems. Also able to serve as a reference for professionals, the book stresses the chemical and biological characteristics of major pollutants found in the air, water, and soil, and their impacts on the health and wellbeing of humans, animals, and plants.

The third edition is greatly expanded and updated, includes a color insert, and contains a new chapter on Occupational Toxicology.

Contents

Introduction. Environmental Changes and Health. Occurrence of Environmental Pollutants. Toxic Action of Pollutants. Factors Affecting Xenobiotic Action. Metabolism of Xenobiotics - Biotransformation. Defense Responses to Toxicants. Air Pollution Inorganic Gases. Air Pollution - Particulate Matter. Environmental Fluoride. Volatile Organic Compounds. Soil and Water Pollution - Metals and Metalloids. Pesticides and Related Materials. Occupational Toxicology. Endocrine Disruption. Mutagenic Agents. Environmental Cancer. Ecological Risk Assessment.

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Textbook
By: Ming-Ho Yu, Humio Tsunoda and Masashi Tsunoda
368 pages, Col & b/w illus
Publisher: CRC Press
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