ISBN-10:
3527325824
ISBN-13:
9783527325825
Pub. Date:
06/21/2010
Publisher:
Wiley
Chemistry, Health and Environment / Edition 2

Chemistry, Health and Environment / Edition 2

by Olov Sterner

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ISBN-13: 9783527325825
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/21/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 413
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Prof. Olov Sterner is Head of the Division of Organic Chemistry as well as of the Department of Chemistry (400 employees) at Lund University in Sweden. Originally an organic chemist he became interested in bioactive natural products and he has conducted research aiming at the isolation, characterisation, synthesis, and QSAR studies of secondary metabolites from plants and fungi. Prof. Sterner has published more than 330 research papers, 120 conference abstracts and 20 conference papers.

Table of Contents

Chemicals and society
The chemicals of life and nature
Chemical properties
Uptake, distribution and elimination of chemicals
Metabolism of exogenous compounds in mammals
Conversions and transformations in the environment
Toxic effects of chemicals
The molecular basis for genotoxicity and carcinogenicity
Hazardous chemicals
Environmental effects of chemicals

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