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Arsenic in the environment : part II : human health and ecosystem effects /

by Nriagu, Jerome O.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Wiley series in Advances in environmental science and technology: 27Publisher: New York [etc.] : J. Wiley, cop. 1994Description: XIV, 293 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0471304360.MeSH subject(s): Arsenic | Arsenic Poisoning | Environmental Exposure | Arsenicals | Arsenic -- adverse effects | Arsenic -- toxicity | Arsenicals -- adverse effects | Monograph
Contents:
[Contents] 1. Arsenic in human medicine. - 2. Health effects of environmental arsenic. - 3. Toxicity and metabolism of inorganic and methylated arsenicals. - 4. Toxicity and metabolism of arsenic in vertebrates. - 5. Chronic arsenic poisoning in humans: the case of Mexico. - 6. Human carcinogenicity and atherogenicity induced by chronic exposure to inorganic arsenic. - 7. Effects of arsenic on DNA synthesis in human lymphocytes. - 8. Induction of lung-specific DNA damage by methylarsenics via the production of free radicals. - 9. Chronic arsenism from drinking water in some areas of Xinjiang, China. - 10. Estimation of human exposure to and uptake of arsenic found in drinking water. - 11. A review of arsenic hazards to plants and animals with emphasis on fishery and wildlife resources. - 12. Arsenic in marine organisms: chemical forms and toxicological aspects
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IST QV-615.As-Ars-1994 (Browse shelf) Available

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[Contents] 1. Arsenic in human medicine. - 2. Health effects of environmental arsenic. - 3. Toxicity and metabolism of inorganic and methylated arsenicals. - 4. Toxicity and metabolism of arsenic in vertebrates. - 5. Chronic arsenic poisoning in humans: the case of Mexico. - 6. Human carcinogenicity and atherogenicity induced by chronic exposure to inorganic arsenic. - 7. Effects of arsenic on DNA synthesis in human lymphocytes. - 8. Induction of lung-specific DNA damage by methylarsenics via the production of free radicals. - 9. Chronic arsenism from drinking water in some areas of Xinjiang, China. - 10. Estimation of human exposure to and uptake of arsenic found in drinking water. - 11. A review of arsenic hazards to plants and animals with emphasis on fishery and wildlife resources. - 12. Arsenic in marine organisms: chemical forms and toxicological aspects