Chemistry, Health and Environment / Edition 1

Chemistry, Health and Environment / Edition 1

by Olov Sterner
     
 

ISBN-10: 3527300872

ISBN-13: 9783527300877

Pub. Date: 05/07/1999

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

Written by a chemist with years of experience in industrial training, Chemistry, Health and Environment helps scientists to better understand the chemical and molecular basis underlying how chemicals behave and affect health and the environment. Detailing the chemical transformations and metabolic conversions an organic compound undergoes in the environment, the book…  See more details below

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Written by a chemist with years of experience in industrial training, Chemistry, Health and Environment helps scientists to better understand the chemical and molecular basis underlying how chemicals behave and affect health and the environment. Detailing the chemical transformations and metabolic conversions an organic compound undergoes in the environment, the book allows scientists and engineers to effectively predict the fate and effect of toxic chemicals. Unique in its chemical presentation of ecotoxicology, this is an essential reference for chemists and other scientists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527300877
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/07/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.73(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

1Chemicals and society1
2Organic compounds13
3Chemical properties30
4The chemicals of nature64
5Toxicological concepts89
6Uptake, distribution and elimination of chemicals105
7Metabolism of exogenous compounds in mammals - the principal conversions130
8Metabolism of exogenous compounds in mammals166
9Conversions and transformations in the environment188
10Toxic effects of chemicals208
11The molecular basis for genotoxicity and carcinogenicity245
12Environmental effects of chemicals274
13The assessment of organic structures300
Glossary306
Index326

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