Use Of Biomarkers For Environmental Quality Assessment by Jean-claude AmiardUse Of Biomarkers For Environmental Quality Assessment by Jean-claude Amiard

Use Of Biomarkers For Environmental Quality Assessment

byJean-claude Amiard, Th. Caquet, L. Lagadic

Hardcover | June 1, 2000

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This work is primarily designed for any person or organization in charge of assessment of the quality of natural resources and of pollution prevention.
Title:Use Of Biomarkers For Environmental Quality AssessmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:475 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 1, 2000Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9054107030

ISBN - 13:9789054107033

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Table of Contents

Introduction: biomarkers as tools for environmental quality assessment; history - biological basis of the use of biomarkers in ecotoxology; biochemical indicators of pollution in coastal ecosystems: experience of the Groupe Interface Chimie-Biologie des Ecosystemes Marins (GICBEM); application of EROD in marine fish in a multidisciplinary surveillance programme in the North Sea; use of EROD and PAH distribution in marine organisms; use of EROD enzymatic activity in freshwater fish; biomarkers of exposure of terrestrial plants to pollutants: application to metal pollution; endocrine biomarkers: hormonal indicators of sublethal toxicity in fishes; use of retinoids as biomarkers; molecular, genetic and population bases of insect resistance to insecticides.