Environmental Carcinogens: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Environmental Carcinogens

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, 1st Edition

By G. Grimmer

CRC Press

272 pages

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Description

The present survey comprises today�s knowledge of environmental pollution�in particular of the atmosphere�by PAH and of the biological effects of this class of substance, putting special emphasis on their carcinogenic activity. The research data and conclusions derived therefrom are meant to assist the government of the Federal Republic of Germany in determining an air quality standard.

Table of Contents

1. Environmental Carcinogens: A Risk for Man? Concept and Strategy of the Identification of Carcinogens in the Environment 2. Chemistry 3. Occurrence of PAH 4. Behavior of PAH in the Organism 5. Biological Activity 6. Epidemiology 7. Extrapolation of Experimental Results to Man 8. Conclusions

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science