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Gastroenterologic Response to Environmental Agents — Absorption and Interactions

Handbook of Physiology, Reactions to Environmental Agents

  1. Carl J. Pfeiffer

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp090122

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Pfeiffer, C. J. 2011. Gastroenterologic Response to Environmental Agents — Absorption and Interactions. Comprehensive Physiology. 349–374.

Author Information

  1. Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    General Principles of Interaction Between Environmental Agents and the Gut Mucosa
    • 1.1
      Morphological Considerations
    • 1.2
      General and Selected Physicochemical Principles
  • 2
    Enteric Absorption and Mucosal Effects of Trace Elements
    • 2.1
      Lead
    • 2.2
      Nickel and Tin
    • 2.3
      Mercury-Containing Compounds
    • 2.4
      Zinc and Cadmium
    • 2.5
      Copper and Molybdenum
    • 2.6
      Selenium
    • 2.7
      Fluorine and Other Halogens
    • 2.8
      Miscellaneous Trace Elements
  • 3
    Mucosal Effects of Chemicals and Corrosives
  • 4
    Gastrointestinal Absorption of Pesticides
  • 5
    Absorption and Enteric Surface Effects of Miscellaneous Industrial Agents
    • 5.1
      Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Triphenyls
    • 5.2
      Polyglycerol Esters
    • 5.3
      Organic Sulfonates and Other Surface-Active Agents
    • 5.4
      Dimethylsulfoxide
    • 5.5
      Polyvinylchloride Stabilizers and Plasticizers
  • 6
    Absorption and Enteric Surface Effects of Natural Environmental Contaminants
    • 6.1
      Tannic Acid
    • 6.2
      Miscellaneous Natural Compounds
  • 7
    Ingestion of Carcinogenic Agents