Mercury Hazards to Living Organisms (Hardback)Ronald Eisler (author)
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A synthesis of current scientific reviews, the book documents the significance of mercury concentrations in abiotic materials, plants, invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, elasmobranch, fishes, and birds, as well as humans and other mammals. The author reviews historical and current uses and sources of mercury along with its physical, chemical, biological, and biochemical properties. He summarizes mercury transport and speciation processes and analytical techniques for mercury measurement. The book includes coverage of lethality to wildlife, domestic animals, and humans; administration routes and their effects; and sublethal effects such as cancers, birth defects, and chromosomal aberrations.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 748 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 23 mm
-Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology Department, University of Bayreuth, Germany
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