Publisher description for Biomarkers of human exposure to pesticides : developed from a symposium sponsored by the Division of Agrochemicals at the 204th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 23-28, 1992 / [editors], Mahmoud A. Saleh, Jerry N. Blancato, Charles H. Nauman.


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Explores the role of biomarker data in evaluating the impact of human environmental and occupational exposure to pesticides. Focuses on two types of biomarkers: residue analysis of parent compounds or metabolites and end points representing interactions between xenobiotic and endogenous
components. Characterizes the molecular basis of various biomarker methods and examines structure-activity relationships. Surveys biomarker measurement methods currently in use and examines methods for biomarker data analysis and applications of these methods to risk assessment.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Biological monitoring -- Congresses.
Biochemical markers -- Congresses.
Pesticides -- Toxicology -- Congresses.
Biological Markers -- congresses.
Environmental Monitoring -- congresses.
Occupational Exposure -- adverse effects -- congresses.
Pesticides -- poisoning -- congresses.
Risk -- congresses.