Biomarkers of environmental contamination

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Lewis Publishers, Sep 10, 1990 - 457 pages
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Overview. Anatomical and cytological endpoints. Detoxication, adaptive and immunological responses. Genotoxic responses. Metal metabolism. Application of biomakers in field evaluation.

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Contents

Biological Markers of Environmental Contamination John
3
Liver Structural Alterations Accompanying Chronic Toxicity
17
A Possible Monitor
59
The Croaker Nibea mitsukurii and the Sea Catfish Plotosus
73
Sublethal Responses of Platichthys stellatus to Organic
87
Avian Mixed Function Oxidase Induction as a Monitoring
143
Use of BarbiturateInduced Sleeping Time as an Indicator
151
Potential as Multitiered Biomarkers Brenda
165
Metallothionein as a Biomarker of Environmental Metal
255
A Potential Biomonitor of Exposure
267
Effect of Cadmium on Protein Synthesis in Gill Tissue of
289
Sentinel Species and Sentinel Bioassay W R Lower and R
309
Application of Bioindicators in Assessing the Health of Fish
333
A Comparative Evaluation of Selected Measures of Biological
355
Disease Biomarkers in Large Whale Populations of the North
395
Use of Biomarkers in Ecological Risk Assessment Glenn
419

Macrophage Responses of Estuarine Fish as Bioindicators
193
Testing for Genotoxicity Lee
205
DNA Adducts in Marine Mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis
217
MetalBinding Proteins and Peptides for the Detection of Heavy
239
Implementation of a BiomarkerBased
429
List of Authors
441
Index
447
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