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Metals and toxicological implications in health, 2007

Metals and toxicological implications in health, 2007

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Published by Research Signpost in Trivandrum, Kerala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metals -- Toxicity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementeditor, Teresa I. Fortoul.
    ContributionsFortoul, Teresa I.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p. :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23193871M
    ISBN 108130801906
    ISBN 109788130801902
    LC Control Number2009341689

    Focused more specifically on the recent advances in applications of various metals and their complexes used in biomedicine, particularly in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases. The editors give equal importance to other key aspects such as toxicological issues and safety concerns. ABSTRACTThe function and behavior of chemical elements in ecosystems and in human health probably comprise one of the most studied issues and a theme of great interest and fascination in science. Hot topics are emerging on an annual basis in this field. Bearing this in mind, some promising themes to explore in the field of metals and metalloids in the environment and in toxicology are.

    Some Metals are Essential for Maintaining Proper Health of Humans, Animals, Plants, and Microorganisms Implications for risk assessment include the following: • Adverse nutritional effects can occur if essential metals are not available in sufficient amounts. Key Features. Contains 61 peer reviewed chapters dealing with the effects of metallic elements and their compounds on biological systems; Includes information on sources, transport and transformation of metals in the environment and on certain aspects of the ecological effects of metals to provide a basis for better understanding of the potential for adverse effects on human health.

      Handbook on the Toxicology of Metals, Fourth Edition bridges the gap between established knowledgebase and new advances in metal toxicology to provide one essential reference for all those involved in the field. This book provides comprehensive coverage of basic toxicological data, emphasizing toxic effects primarily in humans, but also those of animals and biological systems in vitro.   The environment and its compartments have been severely polluted by heavy metals. This has compromised the ability of the environment to foster life and render its intrinsic values. Heavy metals are known to be naturally occurring compounds, but anthropogenic activities introduce them in large quantities in different environmental compartments. This leads to the environment’s ability to.


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An entirely new structure and illustrations represent the vast array of advancements made since the. Reviewed in the United States on J This book is recommended for both regulatory scientists and toxicologists dealing with metals exposures.

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This new edition is a. Handbook on the Toxicology of Metals, Fourth Edition bridges the gap between established knowledgebase and new advances in metal toxicology to provide one essential reference for all those involved in the field.

This book provides comprehensive coverage of basic toxicological data, emphasizing toxic effects primarily in humans, but also those of animals and biological systems in vitro. Several heavy metals are found naturally in the earth crust and are exploited for various industrial and economic purposes.

Among these heavy metals, a few have direct or indirect impact on the human body. Some of these heavy metals such as copper, cobalt, iron, nickel, magnesium, molybdenum, chromium, selenium, manganese and zinc have functional roles which are essential for.

In order to see how much each metal contributes to the total impact on human health when both metals and other substances are emitted we considered another four processes P A, P B, P C, P D that are included in the Ecoinvent database (Hedemann and König, ).

This was done in order to assess how “important” metals are compared to other. The Health Effects Review Committee examines the health effects chapter of each profile for consistency and accuracy in interpreting health effects and classifying end points.

Review Toxicological Profile for Lead [ ] Review Toxicological Profile for Lead. Abadin H, Ashizawa A, Stevens YW, Llados F, Diamond G, Sage G, Citra M, Quinones. The ultimate effect is death. Usually the effects of toxic chemicals are less severe, from altered food consumption to serious health problems.

Human body The effects may be immediate or delayed, and they may be reversible or irreversible toxic effects (see Part 1., Introduction to Safety in the Use of Chemicals). Local/systemic toxicity. The ATSDR toxicological profile succinctly characterizes the toxicologic and adverse health effects information for the hazardous substance described here.

Each peer-reviewed profile identifies and reviews the key literature that describes a hazardous substance's toxicologic properties. Other pertinent literature is also presented, but is described in less detail than the key studies.

Heavy metals are naturally occurring elements that have a high atomic weight and a density at least five times greater than that of water. Their multiple industrial, domestic, agricultural, medical, and technological applications have led to their wide distribution in the environment, raising concerns over their potential effects on human health and the environment.

Description Handbook of the Toxicology of Metals is the standard reference work for physicians, toxicologists and engineers in the field of environmental and occupational health. This new edition is a comprehensive review of the effects on biological systems from metallic elements and their compounds.

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features of heavy metals and their health effects. The early part of this chapter is dedicated (). Toxicological Profile for. This chapter discusses a number of fundamental characteristics and health effects of metals, including: classification of metals; chemical and physical properties of metals; asorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of metals; mechanisms of metal‐induced toxicity; and toxicologic information on selected representative metals.

Considering the health effects of wood combustion emissions, elemental carbon, PAHs and transition metals, such as zinc, have especially been proposed as potential chemical components inducing.

This book focuses on recent topics in metallomics, a study of the metallome, or metal-containing biomolecules. Metals can induce various physiological and toxicological effects in a very small amounts, in other words, the concentrations of biometals are very low in organisms.

Thus, analytical. There has been a considerable increase in our knowledge of the biochemical effects of metals. In addition, biomarkers of toxicity can now be recognized that identify toxicity at levels of exposure that do not produce overt clinical effects.

Thus, the toxicology of metals is now focused on nonclinical events that reflect adverse health effects. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A. 75, Vol 63 Characterization of the in vitro cytotoxic effects of. Currently, it is a serious concern to manage waste in the environment.

Therefore, detailed knowledge of heavy metals, their eco-toxicological and health effects and ecofriendly approaches for their immobilization and detoxification is urgently required to .health effects.

Their effect on health could occur through at least two mechanisms: first, by increasing the presence of heavy metals in air, water, soil, and food, and second, by changing the structure of the chemical.

For example, chromium III can be converted to or .