Biologic Markers in Urinary Toxicology
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Diseases of the kidney, bladder, and prostate exact an enormous human and economic toll on the population of the United States. This book examines prevention of these diseases through the development of reliable markers of susceptibility, exposure, and effect and the promise that new technologies in molecular biology and sophisticated understanding of metabolic pathways, along with classical approaches to the study of nephrotoxicants and carcinogens, can be developed and prevention of the diseases achieved. The specific recommendations included in this book complement those made in the previous three volumes on biomarkers, Biologic Markers in Reproductive Toxicology (1989), Biologic Markers in Pulmonary Toxicology (1989), and Biologic Markers in Immunotoxicology (1991).


  • Biology and Life Sciences — Biology
  • Health and Medicine — Health Sciences
  • Health and Medicine — Environmental Health

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322 pages | 7 x 10
ISBN: 978-0-309-05228-3
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National Research Council. Biologic Markers in Urinary Toxicology. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1995.

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