Biomarkers: biochemical, physiological, and histological markers of anthropogenic stress

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Lewis Publishers, 1992 - Nature - 347 pages
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This book provides a survey of biochemical, physiological and histological biomarkers of environmental stress, along with evaluations of the strengths and weaknesses of various techniques for different applications.
It features in-depth coverage of such topics as DNA adducts, acetylcholinesterase, ATP, endocrine mechanisms, blood chemistry, histopathological biomarkers, stress proteins, foreign and endogenous metabolites, metallothioneins, to name only a few.
The book will be especially useful to toxicologists, biochemists, histologists, immunologists, risk analysis specialists, environmental managers, regulators, environmental scientists and engineers.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Metabolic Products as Biomarkers
87
DNA Alterations
125
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