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Putting Crime in Its Place: Units of Analysis in Geographic Criminology
     

Putting Crime in Its Place: Units of Analysis in Geographic Criminology

by O. J. Craig
 

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ISBN-10: 0387096884

ISBN-13: 9780387096889

Pub. Date: 03/28/1988

Publisher: Springer London, Limited

This book summarizes the state-of-the-art knowledge on naturally occurring organohalogens, of which more than 3700 are documented. The chapters cover all aspects of this field, including the structural diversity and sources of organohalogens, the mechanisms for their formation and biodegradation, the clinical use of dichloroacetate, and synthesis of the powerful

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This book summarizes the state-of-the-art knowledge on naturally occurring organohalogens, of which more than 3700 are documented. The chapters cover all aspects of this field, including the structural diversity and sources of organohalogens, the mechanisms for their formation and biodegradation, the clinical use of dichloroacetate, and synthesis of the powerful anticancer chlorine-containing cryptophycin. Both biogenic and abiogenic sources of organohalogens are treated, and the latter include volcanic emissions and abiogenic formation in soil. Halogenation in humans, fungi, and in the ocean are covered in separate chapters. Sources and biosynthesis of the relatively rare natural organofluorines are also discussed in this volume. Only with a better understanding of the role nature plays in the area of organohalogens can we more intelligently regulate the production, use, and disposal of man-made organohalogen compounds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387096889
Publisher:
Springer London, Limited
Publication date:
03/28/1988
Series:
The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry Series , #1
Pages:
258

Table of Contents

IntroductionXIII
The Diversity of Naturally Produced Organohalogens1
The Global Cycles of the Naturally Occurring Monohalomethanes17
The Biogeochemistry of Chlorine in Soil43
Abiotic Formation of Organohalogens During Early Diagenetic Processes63
Marine Sources of Volatile Organohalogens85
An Update on Organohalogen Metabolites Produced by Basidiomycetes103
Volcanic Formation of Halogenated Organic Compounds121
Fluorinated Natural Products: Occurrence and Biosynthesis141
Enzymology and Molecular Genetics of Biological Halogenation171
Myeloperoxidase and Eosinophil Peroxidase: Phagocyte Enzymes for Halogenation in Humans201
Biotransformation, Toxicology and Pharmacogenomics of Dichloroacetate215
The Natural Destruction of Organohalogen Compounds. Environmental Dehalogenation235
Cryptophycin Synthesis265
Subject Index307

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