Biological Effects of Organolead Compounds: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Biological Effects of Organolead Compounds

1st Edition

Edited by Philippe Grandjean

CRC Press

278 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Hardback: 9780367245160
pub: 2019-08-27
SAVE ~$39.80

FREE Standard Shipping!


First published in 1984: This book is a compilation of research on Organolead Compounds.

Table of Contents

1. Short Review of Properties of Organolead Compounds

K. A. Jensen

2. Gasoline Additives: Past, Present, and Future

A. Laveskog

3. Microbial Methylation of Lead

K. Beijer and A. Jernelov

4. Organic Lead in the Aquatic Environment

Y. K. Chau and P.T.S. Wong

5. Analysis of Airborne Organic Level

S. Berg and A. Jonsson

6. Atmospheric Occurrence of Organolead Compounds

T. Nielsen

7. Toxic Effects in Plant Organisms

G. Roderer

8. Metabolism and Toxicokinetics

A.A. Jensen

9. Genotoxic Effects

E. Niebuhr and H.C. Wulf

10. Induction of Anion Transport in Biological Membranes

P.J. Bjerrum

11. Effects on Mitochondria and Other Enzyme Systems

W.N. Aldridge

12. Effects on Membrane Formation in the Central Nervous System

J. Clausen

13. Effects on Reproduction and Hormone Metabolism

A. Odenbro

14. Experimental Pathology of Short-Chain Alkylead Compounds

A.A. Seawright et al.

15. Possible Mechanisms for the Selective Neurotoxicity

J. Cremer

16. The Gasoline Sniffing Syndrome

R.A. Keenlyside

17. Organolead Exposures and Intoxications

P. Grandjean

18. Preventive Measures in the Occupational Setting

J. Gething and G.R. Oxley

19. Governmental Regulations

A.A. Jensen and P. Grandjean

About the Editor

Philippe Grandjean, M.D., is Professor of Environmental Medicine and Chairman of the Institute of Community Health at Odense University, Denmark.

About the Series

Routledge Revivals

Are there elusive titles that you need and have been trying to source for years but thought that you would never be able to find?

Well this may be the end of your quest – here is a fantastic opportunity for you to discover past brilliance and purchase previously out of print and unavailable titles by some of the world’s most eminent academic scholars.

Drawing from over 100 years of innovative, cutting-edge publishing, Routledge Revivals is an exciting programme whereby key titles from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many acclaimed imprints associated with Routledge will be re-issued.

The programme draws upon the illustrious backlists of Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen, Allen & Unwin and Routledge itself.

Routledge Revivals spans the whole of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and includes works by some of the world’s greatest thinkers including Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Simone Weil, Martin Buber, Karl Jaspers and Max Beloff.

If you are interested in Revivals in the Behavioral Sciences, please visit

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Pharmacology