Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients: Consequences in Ecosystems and Human Health

Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients: Consequences in Ecosystems and Human Health

Editor(s): M. N. V. Prasad

Published Online: 28 AUG 2008

Print ISBN: 9780470180952

Online ISBN: 9780470370124

DOI: 10.1002/9780470370124

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Access state-of-the-art research about trace element contamination and its impact on human health in Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients: Consequences in Ecosystems and Human Health. In this ground-breaking guide, find exhaustive evidence of trace element contamination in the environment with topics like the functions and essentiality of trace metals, bioavailability and uptake biochemistry, membrane biochemistry and transport mechanisms, and enzymology. Find case studies that will reinforce the fundamentals of mineral nutrition in plants and animals and current information about fortified foods and nutrient deficiencies.

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    2. Chapter 17

      Trace Element Transport in Plants (pages 413–448)

      Danuta Maria Antosiewicz, Agnieszka Sirko and Paweł Sowiński

    3. Chapter 20

      Health Implications: Trace Elements in Cancer (pages 495–521)

      Rafael Borrás Aviñó, José Rafael López-Moya and Juan Pedro Navarro-Aviño

    4. Chapter 25

      Copper as an Environmental Contaminant: Phytotoxicity and Human Health Implications (pages 653–678)

      Myriam Kanoun-Boulé, Manoel Bandeira De Albuquerque, Cristina Nabais and Helena Freitas

    5. Chapter 28

      Plants as Biomonitors of Trace Elements Pollution in Soil (pages 721–742)

      Munir Ozturk, Ersin Yucel, Salih Gucel, Serdal Sakçali and Ahmet Aksoy

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