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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 129.95
The investigation of indoor air quality has shown that microbial contamination is often a problem in buildings. Recent evidence indicates that fungi are often a part of the picture. A component of the fungal cell wall, 1®3-ß-glucans not only affect human health, they are a marker for the existence of fungi in environmental samples. Toxicology of 1®3-ß-Glucans... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 38.99
Prologue 1. Lead and the Roots of Environmental Controversies 2. Mercury: Not Just a Fish Story 3. PCBs: Another Global Pollutant 4. Why Organophosphorus and Carbamate Pesticides Should Be Studied 5. Noise and Children's Development 6. It Isn't Fair: Environmental Pollution Disasters and Community Relocations ... more...
- Taylor & Francis 1995; US$ 159.95
Covering the investigation of industrial chemicals, this book focuses on their individual structure, biological fate, potential toxicity to mammals and the molecular mechanisms possibly underlying their adverse effects by highlighting the use and signific more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 520.00
Written by an internationally recognized group of editors and contributors, Handbook of Elemental Speciation, Volume 2 provides a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary presentation of the analytical techniques involved in speciation. Comprehensive coverage of key elements and compounds in situ Addresses the analysis and impact of these elements and... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 290.00
Today, among the various chiral discrimination methods, chromatography and capillary electrophoresis techniques have become powerful tools in environmental analysis. Therefore, there is a need to describe the art of the determination of the chiral pollutants in the environmental matrices. This book provides the complete information on the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 129.95
Environmental endocrine disruptors have been at the heart of discussions about chemicals and their effects on fertility, but the focus has been on organic compounds and the role of metals has been largely overlooked - until now. Taking an organ-system-based approach, Metals, Fertility, and Reproductive Toxicity examines the effects of metals found... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 159.95
Public interest in the health impacts of carbon monoxide (CO) has been increasing rapidly during the past decade. And rightly so: it is the most ubiquitous environmental poison. Car exhaust fumes, furnaces, gas-powered engines, home water heaters, smoke from all types of fire, and tobacco smoke all contribute to carbon monoxide intoxication - the leading... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 229.95
A comprehensive overview of techniques and systems currently utilized in predictive toxicology, this reference presents an in-depth survey of strategies to characterize chemical structures and biological systems?covering prediction methods and algorithms, sources of high-quality toxicity data, the most important commercial and noncommercial predictive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 219.95
In many countries, considerable uncertainty still exists about the contribution of drinking water to sporadic cases of disease. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO), led the Workshop on Molecular Technologies for Safe Drinking Water in 1998 to address the role of water... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 157.95
Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) have been shown to produce changes in the endocrine system of organisms, leading to increases in cancers and abnormalities in reproductive structure and function. This book presents research on the endocrine-disrupting effects of sewage and industrial effluents, covering the sources, fate, and transport of EDCs,... more...