Chapter 3f. Biological Markers of Exposure and Effect for Water Pollution Monitoring

  1. Catherine Gonzalez3,
  2. Richard Greenwood4 and
  3. Philippe Quevauviller5,6
  1. Josephine A. Hagger1 and
  2. Tamara S. Galloway2

Published Online: 21 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470745427.ch3f

Rapid Chemical and Biological Techniques for Water Monitoring

Rapid Chemical and Biological Techniques for Water Monitoring

How to Cite

Hagger, J. A. and Galloway, T. S. (2009) Biological Markers of Exposure and Effect for Water Pollution Monitoring, in Rapid Chemical and Biological Techniques for Water Monitoring (eds C. Gonzalez, R. Greenwood and P. Quevauviller), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470745427.ch3f

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Ecole des Mines d'Alès, 6 avenue de Clavières, 30319 Alès Cedex, France

  2. 4

    University of Portsmouth, Dept. Biological Sciences, King Henry Building, King Henry I Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, UK

  3. 5

    European Commission, DG Research (CDMA 03/07), rue de la Loi 200, B-1049 Brussels, Belgium

  4. 6

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Dept. Water Engineering, Bd. du Triomphe, B-1060 Brussels, Belgium

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4 PS, UK

  2. 2

    University of Exeter, School of Biosciences, Hatherly Laboratories, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, UK EX4 4 PS, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

Book Series:

  1. Water Quality Measurements

Book Series Editors:

  1. Philippe Quevauviller5,6

Series Editor Information

  1. 5

    European Commission, DG Research (CDMA 03/07), rue de la Loi 200, B-1049 Brussels, Belgium

  2. 6

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Dept. Water Engineering, Bd. du Triomphe, B-1060 Brussels, Belgium

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058114

Online ISBN: 9780470745427

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Keywords:

  • Microbial Assay for Risk Assessment (MARA) and MARA Inter-laboratory Trial;
  • integrating biomarkers of exposure and sublethal effects;
  • bioassays and biosensors;
  • main legal requirements - toxicity bioassays, genotoxicity assays, estrogenicity assays;
  • biosensors - basis and fundamentals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Case Study 1. Tributyltin (TBT) and Imposex/Interesex

  • Case Study 2. Fluorescence of Aromatic Hydrocarbon Metabolites

  • Integrating Biomarkers of Exposure and Sublethal Effects

  • Conclusion

  • References