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Main Title Use of biomarkers in assessing health and environmental impacts of chemical pollutants
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Travis, C. C.
Publisher Plenum Press,
Year Published 1993
OCLC Number 28374903
ISBN 0306445395
Subjects Biological markers--Congresses ; Biological monitoring--Congresses ; Biological Markers--congresses ; Environmental Monitoring--congresses ; Environmental Pollutants--congresses
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  RA1223.B54U84 1993 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 09/30/1994 STATUS
EOAM  RA1223.B54U84 1993 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 09/01/1995
Collation xi, 284 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
"Proceedings of a NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Use of Biomarkers in Assessing Health and Environmental Impacts of Chemical Pollutants, held June 1-5, 1992, in Luso, Portugal"--T.p. verso. "Published in cooperation with NATO Scientific Affairs Division." Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Molecular dosimetry -- Introduction to molecular dosimetry / L. Ehrenberg -- 4-aminobiphenyl hemoglobin adduct as a biomarker of effect / P.L. Skipper -- Current research on hemoglobin adducts and cancer risks: an overview / M. Tornqvist -- Use of biomarkers in quantitative risk assessment / L. Rhomberg -- Dose-response relationships for mutagenic and carcinogenic action of genotoxic agents -- Measurement of mutation spectra as a molecular dosimeter / W.G. Thilly -- Biomarkers as molecular dosimeters of genotoxic substances / P.B. Farmer -- Biomarkers of environmental exposure -- Public health assessment as a tool in identifying human exposure to environmental pollutants / M.M. Bashor -- Suitability of the mosses Sphagna as quantitative indicators of heavy metal levels in urban atmospheres / M.T. Vasconcelos, H.M. Tavares -- Epidemiologic approach for the assessment of acceptable exposure levels to cadmium and manganese / R.R. Lauwerys ... {et al.} -- Biological monitoring of exposure to organic compounds / M. Jakubowski. (cont) Biomarkers of toxicity -- Stress proteins as biomarkers of toxicity / P.L. Goering ... {et al.} -- Significance of serum ferritin concentrations in lung cancer and its relation with cellular immunity / O.S. Sardas, S. Sardas, O. Sancaktar -- Biological markers in reproductive toxicology -- Outcome based biomarkers of female reproduction / J.F. Jarrell -- Factors determining the exposure of the embryo and fetus: species variation of teratognesis and placental transfer of xenobiotics / H. Nau -- Assessing reproductive risks with biological markers / T. Silvaggio, D.R. Mattison -- Biomarkers of neurotoxicity -- Behavioral biomarkers to identify neurotoxic effects / W.K. Anger -- Mechanisms of and biomarkers for acute and delayed neuropathic effects of organophosphorus esters / M.K. Johnson -- Mechanisms and biomarkers of solvent-induced behavioral and neuroendocrine effects / A. Mutti -- Biomarkers of immunotoxicology / L.D. Koller -- Serum biomarkers in the on-site evaluation of suspected cancer risk in humans residing near hazardous waste sites / E. Pluygers ... {et al.}. (cont) Use of biomarkers in the evaluation of exposure and health at a hazardous waste site / J.S. Reif ... {et al.} -- Ecological biomarkers -- State of the art-ecological biomarkers / L.R. Shugart -- Detection of genotoxicity of water and air pollutants using Tradescantia (spiderwort) plants / Te-Hsiu Ma -- Animals and plants as bioindicators of radionuclide contamination in forest ecosystems / R.T. Palo -- Tumor markers -- Tumor markers in effusions: a comparative study of tumor marker levels in sera and effusions / I. Gullu ... {et al.} -- Evaluation of ceruloplasmin level in women with breast disease: preliminary results / O. Ozyilkan ... {et al.}.