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Environmental Science

Perspectives in Environmental Toxicology

Editors: Kesari, Kavindra Kumar (Ed.)

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  • Employs a multidisciplinary approach
  • Covers all existing research in environmental toxicology
  • Provides comprehensive research materials
  • Includes figures that demonstrate many of the major principles and fundamentals
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This book is a valuable contribution to the debate about the harmful effects of environmental toxicants on human health, which is a growing concern in the 21st century. Complementary chapters decipher the phenomena and highlight the latest developments in environmental toxicology, providing readers with a comprehensive overview of environmental toxicology and human health.
Since the toxicants in question are not only chemical or biological in nature, but also include man-made electromagnetic fields, the book explores in detail multidisciplinary approaches to environmental toxicology, with a focus on the following five aspects: 1. The effects of man-made electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) on human health proposed mechanisms and biological effects and measures). 2. An overview of nanotoxicity, nanomedicine and cancer research. 3. A bio-computational approach to the molecular interaction of environmental carcinogens with DNA. 4. The toxicology of environmental pollutants in the air, dust, soil, water and natural toxins in the environment: exposure and health. 5. Social insects as environmental indicators of ecotoxicological effects in different ecosystems.
The book analyzes the carcinogenic, mutagenic, genotoxic and neurotoxic effects of both anthropogenic and natural toxins present in water, soil, air and our surroundings in the form of electro-pollution or electro-smog.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Neurophysiological and Behavioral Dysfunctions After Electromagnetic Field Exposure: A Dose Response Relationship

    Pages 1-30

    Sharma, Archana (et al.)

  • LPO and ROS Production in Rat Brain Exposed to Microwaves: Computational Elucidation of Melatonin in Repair System

    Pages 31-46

    Kesari, Kavindra Kumar (et al.)

  • Nanoparticles: Applications, Toxicology and Safety Aspects

    Pages 47-70

    Dhasmana, Anupam (et al.)

  • Cadmium Toxicity Showing Organ Specific Signature of Responsiveness

    Pages 71-97

    Agnihotri, Sandeep Kumar (et al.)

  • Toxicity of Protein and DNA-AGEs in Neurodegenerative Diseases (NDDs) with Decisive Approaches to Stop the Deadly Consequences

    Pages 99-124

    Akhter, Firoz (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Perspectives in Environmental Toxicology
Editors
  • Kavindra Kumar Kesari
Series Title
Environmental Science
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-46248-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-46248-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-46247-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-83478-8
Series ISSN
1431-6250
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 214
Number of Illustrations
12 b/w illustrations, 45 illustrations in colour
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