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Editors: Elias P. Svensson
Book Description:
Aquatic toxicology is the study of the effects of manufactured chemicals and other anthropogenic and natural materials and activities on aquatic organisms at various levels of organization, from subcellular through individual organisms to communities and ecosystems. This book presents the latest research in this field from around the globe.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 - Oxidative Stress as a Component of Transition Metal Toxicity in Fish; pp. 1-29
(Volodymyr I. Lushchak, Department of Biochemistry, Precarpathian National University, Ukraine)

Chapter 2 - Pharmaceuticals in Water and their Potential Impact on Reuse; pp. 31-49
(Pomati F, Burns BP, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Australia, Zuccato E., Dept. of Environmental Health Sciences, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Italy)

Chapter 3 - Microbial and Chemical Assays to Determine the Origin of Faecal Pollution and the Presence of Waterborne Pathogens; pp. 51-78
(Ehlers MM, Kock MM, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Pretoria/National Health Laboratory Services, South Africa, Sundram A, South Africa)

Chapter 4 - Side-Effect of Pesticides on Aquatic Organisms; pp. 79-98
(Shao-Nan Li, Sheng-Li Zhou, Institute of Pesticide and Environmental Toxicology, Agriculture and Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, China)

Chapter 5 - Ecotoxicology of Heavy Metals in Marine Sponges: Different and Contrasting Effects of Heavy Metals on Different Biological Levels; pp. 99-118
(Emma Cebrian, Centre d'Estudis Avancats de Blanes, Spain)

Chapter 6 - Fine Scale Environmental Variation on Microbial Community Structure and Function in Aquatic Environments;
pp. 119-144
(Kurt A. Smart, Colin R. Jackson, University of Mississippi, Department of Biology, Hsuanhua L. Smart, University of Mississippi, Department of Mathematics)

Chapter 7 - The Micronucleus Test for Aquatic Toxicology; pp. 145-160
(Iou Udroiu, Dipartimento di Animale e dell'Uomo, University "La Sapienza", Italy)

Chapter 8 - Colonisation of Water Systems in the Built Environment of Northern Germany by Legionella spp. and Pseudomonas SPP.;
pp. 161-175
(B.P. Zietz, H. Dunkelberg, Medical Institute of General Hygiene and Environmental Health, University of Gottingen, Germany)

Chapter 9 - Ferritin and Labile Iron Pool in Limpets from the Beagle Channel; pp. 177-188
(Paula M. Gonzalez, Susana Puntarulo, School of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Gabriela Malanga, Centro Austral de Investigaciones Cientificas (CADIC-CONICET), Argentina)


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-192-0
   Status: AV
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