Publisher description for Arsenic exposure and health effects : proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Arsenic Exposure and Health Effects, July 18-22, 2000, San Diego, California / editors, Willard R. Chappell, Charles O. Abernathy, Rebecca L. Calderon.

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This collected volume of authoritative articles represents the state-of-the-art in arsenic research. Arsenic experts from around the world, participants in the Fourth International Conference on Arsenic Exposure and Health Effects organized by the Society of Environmental Geochemistry and Health in 2000, present their critical findings.

A vital contribution to arsenic study and policy making, this volume examines the global impact of the toxin and discusses arsenic in the environment, mechanisms of arsenic metabolism and carcinogenesis, water treatment technology, and medical care. Arsenic Exposure and Health Effects offers informed, challenging insights into a highly important and controversial topic.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Arsenic -- Toxicology -- Congresses.
Arsenic -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses.