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Human and environmental exposure to xenobiotics

Simposio Chimica degli antiparassitari (11th 1999 Cremona, Italy)

Human and environmental exposure to xenobiotics

proceedings of the 11. Symposium pesticide chemistry, September 11- 15, 1999, Cremona, Italia

by Simposio Chimica degli antiparassitari (11th 1999 Cremona, Italy)

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Published by La goliardica pavese in Pavia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pesticides -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Xenobiotics -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeds.: Attilio Amerigo Maria Del Re ... [et al.].
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsDel Re, Attilio., Università cattolica del Sacro Cuore. Istituto di chimica agraria ed ambientale. Sezione chimica vegetale.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 911 p. :
    Number of Pages911
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18893024M
    ISBN 108878302996

    Environmental Phthalate Exposure in Relation to Reproduction Outcomes and Health Endpoints: /ch Environmental pollutants, like xenobiotic substances released as byproducts of anthropogenic actions, naturally lead to pollution of the environment. TheyAuthor: Anjum Afshan, Niamat Ali, Farooz Ahmed Bhat. Mammalian Toxicology surveys chemical agents and examines how such chemicals impact on human health, emphasizing the importance in minimizing environmental exposure to chemical and physical hazards in our homes, communities and workplaces through such media as contaminated water, soil and air.. Starting with the basic principles on a wide range of toxic agents, this textbook describes how they. If you’re working on or studying the effects of drug metabolisms, then this reference is for you! Handbook of Metabolic Pathways of Xenobiotics is an essential new reference which presents the metabolic fate of xenobiotics in animals and plants, and shows the metabolic pathways in the environment. Presenting a comprehensive guide to understanding the metabolisms of xenobiotics, the Handbook.


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The discussion on absorption is limited to those chemicals that traverse membranes biochemically. The two phases of metabolism and the factors affecting the metabolism of xenobiotics are described. Exposure to electromagnetic radiation and exposures to xenobiotics are used to introduce oxidative stress.

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Development of animal and human tissue/organoid model systems for the purpose of studying environmental toxicant. Exposure to some xenobiotics, especially toxic chemical pollutants, such as pesticides, may produce an imbalance between endogenous antioxidants and ROS, with subsequent decrease in antioxidant defenses to trigger oxidative stress in biological systems, damage to tissues, inflammation, degenerative diseases, and aging.

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