Vanadium in the Environment, Part 2: Health Effects

February 23, 1998|
Vanadium in the Environment, Part 2: Health Effects by Jerome O. Nriagu
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Up-to-date coverage of vanadium research--in two accessible, self-contained volumes Vanadium in the Environment brings together the contributions of leading experts on the chemical and toxicological aspects of vanadium exposure and its effects on aquatic and terrestrial environments, human health, and wildlife. This second volume focuses on health effects and toxicology in living organisms, while Part One concentrates on chemistry and biochemistry. Topics in this second volume include:
  • Health effects of environmental exposure to vanadium
  • toxicology of vanadium in mammals
  • Mutagenicity, carcinogenicity, and teratogenicity of vanadium
  • Baseline vanadium levels and exposure tests in humans
  • Vanadium and metabolic problems
  • Vanadium and its significance in animal cell metabolism
  • Hematological effects of vanadium in living organisms
  • Genetic toxicology of vanadium compounds
  • Vanadium and the cardiovascular system: regulatory effects and toxicity
  • Oxidative stress and pro-oxidant biological effects of vanadium
  • Endocrine control of vanadium accumulation
  • Vanadium detoxification
  • Vanadium as a new tool for cancer prevention
JEROME O. NRIAGU is Professor in the Department of Environmental and Industrial Health, School of Public Health, the University of Michigan, and an adjunct professor at the University of Waterloo. For many years he was a research scientist with the National Water Research Institute, Burlington, Ontario. He is the editor of the Wiley Se...
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Title:Vanadium in the Environment, Part 2: Health EffectsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:424 pages, 9.52 X 6.49 X 1.1 inShipping dimensions:424 pages, 9.52 X 6.49 X 1.1 inPublished:February 23, 1998Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471177768

ISBN - 13:9780471177760

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