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Essentials of Environmental Toxicology Environmentally Hazardous Substances and Human Health

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By: William W Hughes
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Essentials of Environmental Toxicology
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  • Essentials of Environmental Toxicology ISBN: 9781560324706 Paperback Dec 1996 Out of Print #58923
  • Essentials of Environmental Toxicology ISBN: 9781560324690 Hardback Dec 1996 Out of Print #58921
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About this book

This introductory text addresses the principles and mechanisms of toxicology as applied to environmentally-encountered toxic agents. Each chapter concludes with review questions that may be used for student self-testing and topics covered include dose response, hazards and risk assessment, determination of toxicity, pesticides, metals, plastics, organic solvents, environmental carcinogens, teratogens and mutagens.

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Introduction to environmental toxicology; toxicological concepts; dose- response relationships; absorption of toxicants; distrobution and storage of toxicants; biotransformation and elimination of toxicants; target organ toxicityl teratogenesis, mutagenesis and carcinogenesis; environmental toxicants; risk assessment.

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Out of Print
By: William W Hughes
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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