Handbook Of Arsenic Toxicology

Hardcover | January 8, 2015

bySwaran Jeet Singh FloraEditorSwaran Jeet Singh Flora

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Throughout history, arsenic has been used as an effective and lethal poison. Today, arsenic continues to present a real threat to human health all over the world, as it contaminates groundwater and food supplies. Handbook of Arsenic Toxicology presents the latest findings on arsenic, its chemistry, its sources and its acute and chronic effects on the environment and human health. The book takes readings systematically through the target organs, before detailing current preventative and counter measures. This reference enables readers to effectively assess the risks related to arsenic, and provide a comprehensive look at arsenic exposure, toxicity and toxicity prevention. Brings together current findings on the effects of arsenic on the environment and human health Includes state-of-the-art techniques in arsenic toxicokinetics, speciation and molecular mechanisms Provides all the information needed for effective risk assessment, prevention and countermeasure

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Throughout history, arsenic has been used as an effective and lethal poison. Today, arsenic continues to present a real threat to human health all over the world, as it contaminates groundwater and food supplies. Handbook of Arsenic Toxicology presents the latest findings on arsenic, its chemistry, its sources and its acute and chronic...

Dr. Swaran J.S. Flora, Associate Director & Head of Pharmacology and Regulatory Toxicology Department at Defence Research and Development Establishment, Gwalior, India, is engaged in research related to studying the mechanism and mode of action of heavy metals with particular interest in the development of a new molecule engineered for...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:752 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 8, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0124186882

ISBN - 13:9780124186880

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Table of Contents

  1. Chemistry, Occurrence and Exposure: A General Overview of Arsenic Exposure
  2. Groundwater Contamination and Its Health Effects in Bangladesh
  3. Arsenic and Fluorescence Humic Substance in Groundwater of Bangladesh: A Public Health Risk
  4. Arsenic Risk Assessment
  5. Evaluation of Novel Modified Activated Alumina as Adsorbent for Arsenic Removal
  6. Health Effects of Chronic Arsenic Toxicity
  7. Fate of Arsenic Metabolites towards Toxicity on Development of Speciation Techniques
  8. Molecular Mechanism of Arsenic Toxicity
  9. Arsenic Toxicity Mechanism: Mutagenesis and Carcinogenesis
  10. Arsenic Through the Gastrointestinal Tract
  11. Cutaneous Toxicology of Arsenic
  12. Arsenic and the Liver
  13. Arsenic and Respiratory Disorders
  14. Arsenic and the Kidney
  15. Arsenic Neurotoxicity in Humans and Experiments
  16. Developmental Arsenic Exposure Impacts Fetal Programming of the Nervous System
  17. Health Effects of Prenatal and Early Life Exposure to Inorganic Arsenic
  18. Arsenic, Kidney and Urinary Bladder Disorders
  19. Arsenic and Central Nervous System
  20. Arsenic and Cardiovascular Diseases Including the Role of Stem Cells
  21. Immunotoxic Effects of Arsenic Exposure
  22. Arsenic and Reproductive Disorders
  23. Arsenic and Cancer
  24. The Association Between Chronic Arsenic Exposure and Type 2 Diabetes: A Meta-Analysis
  25. Arsenic Biosensors: Challenges and Opportunities for High Throughput Detection
  26. Medical Countermeasures
  27. Biochemical and Molecular Basis of Arsenic Toxicity Tolerance in Plants and Microbes
  28. Arsenic Contamination and Bioremediation Potential of Marine Bacteria