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Toxicity Testing Using Microorganisms

1st Edition

Edited by Gabriel Bitton, Bermard J. Dutka

CRC Press

168 pages

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Description

First Published in 1986, this two-volume set offers comprehensive insight into the testing of toxic substances using microorganisms as reference. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of medicine and other practitioners in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Review of microbial and Biochemical Toxicity Screening. 2. Bacterial Growth and Activity as Indicators of Toxicity. 3. Biochemical Tests for Toxicity Screening. 4. Bioluminescence Assays. 5. Respirometric Techniques. 6. Microcalorimetric Studies of Microbial Metabolism and Inhibition: Bases for In Vitro Toxicity Evaluation. Index.

About the Editors

Gabriel Bitton, Bernard J. Dutka

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED096000
MEDICAL / Toxicology
SCI045000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology