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Environmental Pollution: Ecology and Human Health
Editor(s): Gottipolu R. Reddy, S. J. S. Flora, Riyaz Basha

ISBN:    978-81-8487-112-8 
E-ISBN:   E 978-81-8487-541-6
Publication Year:   2012
Pages:   382
Binding:   Hard Back
Dimension:   185mm x 240mm
Weight:   850

About the book

ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION: Ecology and Human Health provides an interdisciplinary approach to the subject of Environment and health integrating biochemical, physiological, pharmacological, toxicological, behavioral and ecological responses to different types of environmental challenges. The information presented provides modern molecular insights into mechanistic basis of environmental health effects of various environmental toxicants including prevention and therapeutics. This volume with contributions from highly reputed and well known experts from USA, Kuwait, Australia, Sweden and, India is a valuable source of information for researchers working in the interdisciplinary areas of Environmental Health Science.

Table of Contents

Foreword / Preface / Early–Life Events Trigger Latent Biochemical Pathways for Late-Life Disorders / Environmental Factors and Parkinson’s Disease / Fluoride: Toxicity, Prevention and Antidotes / Importance of Sulfite Oxidase in Health and Disease / Targeting the Nrf2 Stress Response Pathway in Toxicant-induced Acute Lung Injury and Inflammation / Causes of Dystonia: Implications of Genetic and Environmental Factors in the Manifestation of Dystonia / Influence of Environmental Phytoestrogens in Nutrition and Health / Influence of Diet and Essential Metals on the Onset and Recovery from Alzheimer’s Disease / Role of Metabolizing Enzymes in Environmentally Induced Carcinogenesis and Cancer Chemoprevention / Role of the Environment in Human Cancers / Snooping Protein Conformations in the Health Perspectives / Impact of Environmental Factors on Thromboembolic Diseases / A Retrospect on Interaction between Lead and Ethanol / Multifacet Damage by Cadmium: Impaired Reproduction, Endocrine Disruption and Requirement for Novel Biomarkers / The Diabetogenic Effect of Arsenic / Polychlorinated Biphenyls: In situ Bioremediation from the Environment / Current Therapeutics of Organophosphate Toxicity: Experimental and Clinical Aspects / Environmental Oxidative Stress and Erythrocytes / Environmental Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Using a New Solid Phase Extraction and Fluorescence Spectrophotometry / Cancer Risk Assessment due to Intake of Radionuclides through the Ingestion of Drinking Water around Bagjata and Banduhurang Uranium Mining Area, Jharkhand, India / Removal of Metsulfuron Methyl – A Sulfonylurea Herbicide by Fenton’s Oxidation and Photocatalysis / A Substitute for Fish Oil: Qualifying Algae Oil Omega-3s as a Medical Food / Biodiversity Conservation in the River Ganga: An Ecosystem Approach / Tapping our Environment for Immunology: Immunomodulation by Plant Products / List of Contributors / Index / About the Editors.


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