This volume looks at the effects of metals on human health as well as their mechanisms of toxicity. Arranged on an organ-by-organ basis the text deals with unifying mechanisms of metal toxicity within a given tissue, as well as exposure of a tissue to more than one metal at a time.
- Hardback | 512 pages
- 162.56 x 236.22 x 25.4mm | 907.18g
- 01 Aug 1995
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
Table of contents
Metal disposition, E. Foulkes; factors influencing metal toxicity, R.A. Goyer; carcinogenesis, M.P. Waalkes; therapeutic intervention, C. Angle; molecular techniques in metal toxicology, J. Koropatnick; risk assessment, B. Beck et al; toxic metals in emerging technology, B. Fowler; nervous system, M.A. Verity; respiratory, T. Gordon and G. Oberdoerster; cardiovascular system, D. Thomas and R.A. Goyer; hematopoietic, J.S. Woods; immune system, D.A. Lawrence and M.J. McCabe Jr; liver, P.L. Goering and D. Klaassen; digestive system, N. Karle Mottet; kidney, G. Cherian and R.A. Goyer; gonadal-specific metal toxicology, J.A. Thomas; skin, C. Liden and J.E. Wahlberg; skeletal system, M.H. Bhattacharyya et al.