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Toxicity Testing Using Microorganisms

1st Edition

Edited by Bernard J. Dutka, Gabriel Bitton

CRC Press

168 pages

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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 Procedures. 2. Environmental Factors That Affect the utility of Microbial Assays for the Toxicity and Mutagenicity of Chemical Pollutants. 3. Toxicity Screening Using Fungi and Yeasts. 4. Toxicity Screening Using Phytoplankton. 5. Toxicant Screening in Wastewater Systems. 6. Toxicity Testing in Soil Using Microorganisms. 7. Biodegradation Tests. 8. A U.S. EPA Perspective on Ecotoxicty Testing Using Microorganisms. Index.

About the Editors

Bernard J. Dutka, Gabriel Bitton

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Subject Categories

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