Biological and Environmental Aspects of Chromium (Topics in by S. Langard,S. Langård

By S. Langard,S. Langård

organic and Environmental elements of Chromium makes a speciality of the organic and environmental elements of chromium and its compounds, with emphasis at the most crucial facets in their toxicology and body structure. subject matters coated diversity from the construction and occupational publicity of chromium compounds to the presence of chromium in air, soil, and normal waters. The functions of chromium in cellphone biology and drugs also are discussed.

Comprised of eleven chapters, this quantity starts off with an summary of the poisonous and carcinogenic results of chromium and chromium compounds, via a dialogue at the creation and occupational publicity of chromium compounds. The reader is then brought to the extra universal analytical equipment utilized in the selection of chromium in environmental and organic samples. next chapters discover the dietary position of chromium; absorption, shipping, and excretion of chromium in people and animals; mutagenic and cytogenetic results of chromium compounds; and organ toxicity of chromium in animals. The carcinogenic results of chromium, together with its results at the epidermis, also are considered.

This monograph may be of curiosity to scholars, practitioners, and researchers within the fields of biology, body structure, and chemistry, in addition to people with an goal curiosity within the ways that chromium and its compounds act in organic fabrics and within the human environment.

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