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Título: Biomonitoring
Autor: Costa, C.
Teixeira, João Paulo
Palavras-chave: Bioindicators
Biomarkers
Environmental Surveillance
Human Health
Occupational Exposure Limits
Genotoxicity
Pollution
Sampling
Risk Assessment
Genotoxidade Ambiental
Data: 2014
Editora: Elsevier Inc., Academic Press
Citação: In: Wexler P. (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Toxicology. 3rd edition. vol 1. Elsevier Inc., Academic Press, pp. 483-484. ISBN: 9780123864543
Resumo: Biomonitoring concerns the systematic measurement of compounds and/or detection of cell or cell molecules alterations in living organisms with the purpose of identifying or assessing potential hazardous exposure and effects to chemicals. Biomonitoring presents a wide range of advantages over environmental monitoring and has been considered to be a valuable tool for both ecological and human health surveillance. Cautious interpretation of data is one of the most sensitive issues on this matter. Still, the development and application of biomonitoring lead to improved knowledge of the effects of chemicals on living organisms and at the same time to increased protection of public health and environment.
Descrição: This article is a revision of the previous edition article by Chris Theodorakis, volume 1, pp 294–297, 2005, Elsevier Inc
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.18/2761
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-386454-3.01000-9
ISBN: 9780123864543
Versão do Editor: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123864543010009
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