Target Organ Toxicity in Marine and Freshwater Teleosts: Volumes 1 and 2: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Target Organ Toxicity in Marine and Freshwater Teleosts: Volumes 1 and 2

1st Edition

Edited by W.H. Benson, Daniel Schlenk

CRC Press

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Hardback: 9780415239134
pub: 2001-07-09
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Description

Addressing the numerous gaps in current information, an essential resource for researchers and professionals in aquatic toxicology and environmental risk assessment.

Table of Contents

Target Organ Toxicology in Marine and Freshwater Teleosts is an essential resource for researchers and professionals in aquatic toxicology and environmental risk assessment. All the chapters are written by researchers who are internationally recognized for their work in mechanistic aspects of aquatic toxicology. Each chapter focuses on a specific target organ or physiological system and describes how various agents disrupt the normal physiological system and processes. Volume 1 is devoted to specific organs with coverage of the gill, kidney, skin, liver and gut. Volume 2 provides coverage of toxic effects in the central nervous, immune, neurobehavioral and reproductive systems as well as describing general mechanisms of toxicity.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED096000
MEDICAL / Toxicology
SCI039000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology