Chapter 21. Mode of Action and Toxicity of Trace Elements

  1. M. N. V. Prasad
  1. Arun K. Shanker

Published Online: 28 AUG 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470370124.ch21

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

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

How to Cite

Shanker, A. K. (2008) Mode of Action and Toxicity of Trace Elements, in Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients: Consequences in Ecosystems and Human Health (ed M. N. V. Prasad), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470370124.ch21

Editor Information

  1. Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 500 046, India

Author Information

  1. Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Santoshnagar, Hyderabad, 500 059, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470180952

Online ISBN: 9780470370124

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Keywords:

  • trace elements - mode of action and toxicity;
  • human and mammalian systems - chromium(VI) carcinogen;
  • DNA microarray technology and MOA information

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mode of Action and Toxicity of Trace Elements in General

  • Specific Mode of Action of Major Trace Elements

  • Specific Mode of Action of Other Metals

  • Mode of Action: What is the Future?

  • References