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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Biomarkers of environmental contamination
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
McCarthy, John F.
Shugart, Lee R.
Publisher Lewis Publishers,
Year Published 1990
OCLC Number 21674874
ISBN 0873712846
Subjects Indicators (Biology) ; Pollution--Environmental aspects ; Environmental monitoring
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHBM  QH541.15.I5B594 1990 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 11/17/2000
EKCM  QH541.15.I5B594 1990 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 04/05/1991
ELBM  QH541.15.I5B594 1990 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 12/28/1990
EOAM  QH541.15.I5B594 1990 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 11/01/1991
Collation x, 457 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Biological markers of environmental contamination -- Liver structural alterations accompanying chronic toxicity in fishes : potential biomarkers of exposure -- Histopathology of Atlantic tomcod : a posible monitor of xenobiotics in northeast tidal rivers and estuaries -- Croaker (Nibea mitsukurii) and the sea catfish (Plotosus anguillaris) : useful biomarkers of the coastal pollution -- Sublethal responses of platichthys stellatus to organic contamination in San Francisco Bay with emphasis on reproduction -- Hepatic enzymes as biomarkers : Interpreting the effects of environmental physiological and toxicological variables -- Avian mixed function oxidase induction as a monitoring device : the influence of normal physioloical functions -- Use of barbiturate-induced sleeping time as an indicator of exposure to environmental contaminants in the wild. Stress proteins : potential as multitiered biomarkers -- Macrophage responses of estuarine fish as bioindicators of toxic contamination -- Biological monitoring : testing for genotoxicity -- DNA adducts in marine mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis living in polluted and unpolluted environments -- c-K-Ras Oncogenes : Prevalence in livers of winter flounder from Boston Harbor -- Metal-binding proteins and peptides for the detection of heavy metals in aquatic organisms -- Metallothionein as a biomarker of environmental metal contamination -- Metallothionein : a potential biomonitor of exposure to environmental toxins -- Effects of cadmium on protein synthesis in gill tissue of the sea mussel, Mytilus edulis -- Sentinel species and sentinel bioassay -- Application of bioindicators in assessing the health of fish populations experiencing contaminants stress. Comparative evaluation of selected measures of biological effects of exposures of marine organisms to toxic chemicals -- Disease biomarkers in large whale populations of the North Atlantic and other oceans -- Use of biomarkers in ecological risk assessment -- Concluding remarks : implementation of a biomarker-based environmental monitoring program.