Title: Toxicology of Metals 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> book / book chapter(s) 
Country: EU Projects 
Year of publication: 1996 
Availability: Published by CRC Press. ISBN 0873718038 www.crcpress.com 
Author 1/Producer: Chang, L (Editor) 
Author / Producer Type: Media and publishers sector 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.crcpress.com  
Format (e.g. PDF): Other 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Contaminants-->Heavy metals
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Toxicological information
Diffuse pollution-->Processes
Long description: Represents a combined collaborative effort of the top scientists in the field of metal toxicology Provides monitoring and assessment guidelines for metal contaminants in waters and sediments, air, and soil Discusses metal-metal interactions and essential element influences on metal toxicity Examines metal-mediated oxidative DNA damage, metal-induced gene expression, and neoplastic transformations Offers extensive coverage of clinical aspects of human exposure to numerous metals This volume offers the most comprehensive presentation available on metal toxicology. It discusses not only metals but also the toxic endpoints, such as neurotoxicity, renal toxicity, and cancer induction. Chapters are written by experts in their respective fields, focusing on carcinogenesis and human exposures and highlighting the major aspects and issues of toxicity in general. 
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