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Environmental Stressors in Health and Disease

1st Edition

By Jürgen Fuchs

CRC Press

520 pages

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Hardback: 9780824705305
pub: 2001-07-20
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This volume illustrates the impact of environmental oxidants on the tissues of the eyes, lungs and skin, as well as on the immune system - highlighting common illnesses, injuries and pathologies induced by pro-oxidant environmental xenobiotics such as inflammation, immune response, signal transduction, regulation of gene expression, and carcinogenesis. It provides clinical presentations and discusses the effects of environmental oxidants on target organs.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
SCIENCE / Environmental Science