By P. M. D. Foster (auth.), Philip L. Chambers, Claire M. Chambers, Helmut Greim (eds.)

This complement includes the papers submitted at EUROTOX 88, the joint Congress of the eu Society of Toxicology and the Federation of the ecu Societies of Toxicology. The topic used to be one among tracking and reading the consequences of poisonous components within the organic reaction on the subcellular point. Mechanisms of steel carcinogenicity are mentioned in addition to the biomonitoring of chemical publicity. experiences are supplied at the position of person changes in guy and the impact of threat overview. Papers seem facing the genetic regulate of drug metabolizing enzymes. The function of metabolism in natural particular toxicity is mentioned. details is integrated at the toxicological effect of chemical substances interfering with the endocrine approach in addition to at the results of toxicants at the immune process. displays care for the present prestige of probability evaluation in environmental toxicology.

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So far no excess carcinogenic risk has been demonstrated beyond doubt in users of nickel compounds or alloys (Grandjean et al 1988). Of interest is that in refineries where good hygiene practiee has been implemented, the risk of the development of nasal sinus or lung cancer has disappeared. Iron A rise in lung cancer has been reported among iron ore miners in several countries (VK, France, VSSR, Sweden) but not in Minnesota iron mines. The increased risk has generally been attributed to exposure to radon daughters which was absent in the Minnesota mines.

In: Langard S (ed) Biological and Environmental Effects of Chromium, Elsevier, New York, pp 149-159 Langard S (1988) Basic mechanisms of the carcinogenic action of chromium: animal and human data. Toxicol Environ Chem in press Levy LS, Martin PA, Bidstrup PL (1986) Investigation of the potential carcinogenicity of a range of chromium containing materials on rat lung. Br J Ind Med 43:243-256 Lind C, Hochstein P, Ernster L (1982) DT-diaphorase as a quinone reductase: a cellular control device against semiquinone and superoxide radical formation.

Of interest is that in refineries where good hygiene practiee has been implemented, the risk of the development of nasal sinus or lung cancer has disappeared. Iron A rise in lung cancer has been reported among iron ore miners in several countries (VK, France, VSSR, Sweden) but not in Minnesota iron mines. The increased risk has generally been attributed to exposure to radon daughters which was absent in the Minnesota mines. However, the iron ore mines in Lorraine are not contaminated by radon. Dust exposure has therefore been considered as an etiologic factor owing to the relationship between siderosis and lung cancer.

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