Bioindicators and Biomarkers of Environmental Pollution and Risk Assessment
Science Publishers, Jan 1, 2001 - 204 pages
Provides the reader with an overview of the variety of animal and plants that are available for use as environmental monitors. The author emphasizes that the use of a single species of target bioindicator is not appropriate or scientifically sound for the monitoring of several toxic pollutants.
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Evolution of Bioindicators and Biomarkers
Aquatic Environment Quality Monitoring
Impact of Pollutants on Bioindicator Species
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accumulation acid activity ALAD algae animals aquatic environments assay assessment bacteria bioaccumulation bioassays biochemical bioindicator species bioindicators bioindicators and biomarkers biological biomarkers biomonitoring bioremediation birds cadmium cancer carcinogens cause cell cellular chemical chromium compounds concentrations contamination damage determined developed ecological effluents Eichhornia environmental health environmental pollution enzyme evaluate exposure fish food chain function fungi genetic genotoxic glutathione growth heavy metals human hydrocarbons indicators industrial inhibition inorganic interaction invertebrates Kaiser Jamil lead lipid peroxidation liver measured mechanisms metabolism metal ions metal pollution metallothionein methods microbes microorganisms molecular molecules molluscs monitoring mussels nutrients oxidation oxygen parameters pesticides physiological phytochelatins Phytoremediation plankton plants population potential present proteins reaction reported response risk rotifers samples sediments sensitive sentinel organisms sewage soil studies substances tissue toxic effects toxicity toxicity tests toxicology trophic levels uptake various water hyacinth water pollution water quality xenobiotics