Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment: Biomarkers and Risk Assessment—Fifth Volume

    Henshel DS, Bengtson DA
    Published: 1996

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    Features the most up-to-date research on the diversity of biological measures of environmental stress exposure in every strata of living organisms.

    30 peer-reviewed papers from the world's leading experts in the field cover two key areas:

    Biomarkers --Comprehensive information on the various classes of biomarkers currently being researched and the types of vertebrates and invertebrates in which these techniques can be evaluated is presented in seventeen papers. Issues covered include: environmental estrogen impact; • chromosome translocation measurement; • mainstream and sidestream smoke exposure; • alterations in chicken embryo development; • and gross brain asymmetry evaluation.

    Aquatic and Sediment Toxicology, Behavior and Risk Assessment--A broad spectrum of information on the current issues in environmental toxicology and risk assessment is covered in 13 papers. Topics examined include: the sub lethal impact of toxicants as seen in behavior and functional effect; • quality assurance and toxicity identification in the context of laboratory toxicity testing; • and engineering challenges associated with volatile organic compounds (VOC).

    Table of Contents

    Vitellogenin as a Biomarker for Xenobiotic Estrogens: A Review
    Palmer B., Selcer K.

    Development of Antibodies to Teleost Vitellogenins: Potential Biomarkers for Environmental Estrogens
    Bonomelli S., Chow M., Denslow N., Folmar L., Heppell S., Sullivan C.

    Development of TIE Procedures for Complex Mixtures Using Physiological Responses in Fish
    Hewitt L., Munkittrick K., Scott I., Servos M., Solomon K., Van Der Kraak G.

    Chemistry and Toxicity of Sediments from San Diego Bay, Including a Biomarker (P450 RGS) Response
    Anderson J., Hardin J., Newton F., Richter K., Tukey R.

    Protein Patterns and Toxicity Identification Using Artificial Neural Network Models
    Boyd S., Bradley B., Brown D., Iamonte T., O'Neill M.

    Development of Cytochromes P450 in Avian Species as a Biomarker for Environmental Contaminant Exposure and Effect: Procedures and Baseline Values
    Melancon M.

    Chromosome Translocations Measured by Fluorescence In-Situ Hybridization: A Promising Biomarker
    Lucas J., Straume T.

    Quantification of Dna Adducts in Small Fish Exposed to Alkylating Agents
    Law J., McMillin D., Means J., Swenson D.

    Genotoxicity of Model and Complex Mixtures of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
    Collie S., Donnelly K., Huebner H., Onufrock A., Phillips T., Washburn K.

    Development and Characterization of an Elisa for trans-3-Hydroxycotinine, a Biomarker for Mainstream and Sidestream Smoke Exposure
    Drake D., Gairola C., Glowczyk J., Granstrom D., Kwiatkowski S., Rees W., Stanley S., Tobin T., Woods W., Yang J.

    Fluorescence Induction as a Biomarker of Creosote Phototoxicity to the Aquatic Macrophyte Lemna Gibba
    Day K., Gensemer R., Greenberg B., Ren L., Solomon K.

    Utilizing Biomarker Techniques: Cellular Membrane Potential as a Biomarker of Subchronic Toxicity
    Atherton R., Blankemeyer J., Burks S., Fort D., Stover E.

    Effect of Low-Level Copper and Pentachlorophenol Exposure on Various Early Life Stages of Xenopus Laevis
    Fort D., Stover E.

    Alterations in Chicken Embryonic Development as a Sensitive Indicator of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-P-Dioxin Exposure
    Allen C., Dickerson R., Henshel D., Hoover J., Mashburn W., Peden-Adams M.

    An Argument for the Chicken Embryo as a Model for the Developmental Toxicological Effects of the Polyhalogenated Aromatic Hydrocarbons (Phahs)
    Henshel D.

    Evaluating Gross Brain Asymmetry: A Potential Biomarker for 2,3,7,8 Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin-Related Neurotoxicity
    Best D., Cheng K., Elliott J., Henshel D., Martin J., Rosenstein D., Sikarskie J.

    Development and Characterization of a Nonprimate Animal Model of Methanol-Induced Neurotoxicity
    Eells J., Lewandowski M., Murray T., Salzman M.

    Mysid (Mysidopsis Bahia) Life-Cycle Test: Design Comparisons and Assessment
    Champlin D., Heltshe J., Kuhn A., Lussier S.

    Responses of the Estuarine Plant Scirpus Olneyi to two Herbicides, Atrazine and Metolachlor
    Lytle J., Lytle T.

    Reducing the Effects of Total Ammonia in 10-Day Sediment Toxicity Tests with the Amphipod, Rhepoxynius Abronius
    Ferguson C., Kohn N., Ohlroggc S., Pinza M., Word J.

    A Rapid and Cost Effective Method for Field/Laboratory Extraction of Porewater from Whole Lake Sediment using Vacuum Extraction
    Forgette T., McCauley D., Navarro J.

    Use of Behavioral Avoidance Testing in Natural Resource Damage Assessment
    DeLonay A., Lipton J., Little E., Marr J.

    Behavioral Studies of Contaminant Effects on Aquatic Invertebrates: A Review of Russian Investigations
    DeLonay V., Little E., Nepomnyashchikh V.

    Sublethal Exposure to Cadmium Interferes with Cover Seeking Behavior of Juvenile Crayfish, Procambarus Clarkii (Girard)
    Antonelli J., Misra K., Misra R., Skinner C., Steele C.

    Quality Assurance Guidance for Laboratories Performing Aquatic Toxicity Tests
    Harrass M., Klemm D.

    A Review of Laboratory Toxicity Identification Procedures-Investigative and Applied Approaches
    Hall W.

    PRÉCIS — A Probabilistic Risk Assessment System
    Knowlton R., Peterson D.

    The Risk Implications of the Distribution of Chromium Forms in Environmental Media
    Batey J., Mahoney L., Petroff D.

    Development of a Mathematical Model for Design of Multiple-Well Soil Vapor Extraction Systems
    Hsu H., Yeung A.

    A Wavelet-Based Method to Analyze CPT Data for Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental Site Characterization
    Li B., Yeung A.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: E47

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1306-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5345-5

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2031-0

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