Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs): Mammalian and Environmental Toxicology

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) have been produced commercially since be­ fore 1930. They proved to be highly versatile mixtures and their uses continued to expand during the early 1970's even after the unanticipated world-wide en­ vironmental contamination had been discovered (Jensen et aI. ,...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Safe, Stephen (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1987, 1987
Edition:1st ed. 1987
Series:Environmental Toxin Series
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introductory Chapter: Polychlorinated Biphenyls: Environmental Occurrence and Analysis
  • Environmental Toxicology of Polychlorinated Biphenyls
  • Mammalian Biologic and Toxic Effects of PCBs
  • Carcinogenic and Mutagenic Effects of PCBs
  • Biotransformation of PCBs: Metabolic Pathways and Mechanisms
  • Physiologic Pharmacokinetic Modeling of Polychlorinated Biphenyls
  • PCBs and Human Health