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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Trace elements in health : a review of current issues.
London, [England] : Butterworths, ©1983
xvi, 317 pages
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J Rose; Frank W Bonner
|Description:||1 online resource (334 pages)|
|Contents:||Front Cover; Dedication; Trace Elements in Health: A Review of Current Issues; Copyright Page; Preface; List of contributors; Chapter summaries; Table of Contents; Chapter 1. Toxicological properties of trace elements; Introduction; Biological response to metals; Local toxicity of metals; Systemic toxicity of metals; Biochemical mechanisms underlying metal toxicity; Conclusions; References; Chapter 2. Cadmium in animal and human health; Introduction; Cadmium in man; Effect of cadmium on animals; References; Chapter 3. Copper in human and animal health; Introduction; History. Copper in tissues and fluidsMetabolism of copper; Biological function of copper; Copper toxicity; Diseases of copper metabolism; Copper medicinals; Chapter 4. Indium and thallium in health; Introduction; Indium; Thallium; References; Chapter 5. Sources and effects of environmental lead; Introduction; Sources of environmental lead; Effects of lead on the central nervous system: neurobehavioural effects of lead; Lead toxicity and nutritional status; Conclusion; References; Chapter 6. Mercury in human and animal health; Introduction; Pathological effects on the nervous system. Pathological effects on the kidneyPathological effects on the liver; Congenital methylmercury poisoning; References; Chapter 7. Molybdenum in animal and human health; Introduction; The distribution of molybdenum in animal tissues and fluids; Biochemistry of molybdenum; Pathologic states of molybdenum intake; Areas of interest for the future; References; Chapter 8. Selenium and health; Introduction; Selenium deficiency states in animals; Toxicity; Selenium and human related diseases; Recommended daily intake in man; References; Chapter 9. Zinc in animal and human health; Introduction. Zinc deficiency effectsFunctions and mechanisms of action of zinc; Zinc toxicity; Zinc metabolism and homeostasis; Zinc requirements and effect of other factors on zinc metabolism; Zinc content and availability in foods and feeds; Other practical aspects; References; Chapter 10. Transuranic elements in animal and human health; Introduction; Sources of transuranic elements in the environment; Distribution and potential transport to animals and humans; Health effects on animals and humans; Conclusions; References; Chapter 11. Genetic aspects and trace element tolerance in man and animals. IntroductionReproduction and growth; Sex-linked responses; Variable gene expression; Mutagenic, teratogenic and carcinogenic effects; Mutagenic studies (in vitro); Mutagenic studies (in vivo); Teratogenic effect; Carcinogenic effects; Inherited trace element diseases; Resistance to xenobiotics; Mechanism of trace element tolerance; Intracellular inclusion bodies; Metal-protein complexes; References; Chapter 12. Trace elements and the unborn: review and preliminary implications for policy; Introduction; History; Sources of trace elements during pregnancy; Toxicity considerations.|
|Responsibility:||edited by J. Rose ; contributors, Frank W. Bonner [and eighteen others].|