Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients by M. N. V. Prasad
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Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients
By M. N. V. Prasad

Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients

Consequences in Ecosystems and Human Health

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Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients by M. N. V. Prasad

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Access state-of-the-art research about trace element contamination and its impact on human health in Trace Elements as Contaminants and Nutrients: Consequences in Ecosystems and Human Health . In this ground-breaking guide, find exhaustive evidence of trace element contamination in the environment with topics like the functions and essentiality of trace metals, bioavailability and uptake biochemistry, membrane biochemistry and transport mechanisms, and enzymology. Find case studies that will reinforce the fundamentals of mineral nutrition in plants and animals and current information about fortified foods and nutrient deficiencies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470180952
ISBN-10: 0470180951
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 163mm x 41mm)
Pages: 778
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - M. N. V. Prasad

M. N. V. Prasad, PhD, is a Professor of Environmental Biology at the University of Hyderabad, India, and is the author, coauthor, editor, or coeditor of six books and more than 170 research papers on environmental botany and heavy metal stress in plants. Dr. Prasad is an elected Fellow of the Linnean Society of London, England, and the National Institute of Ecology, New Delhi, India; life member of the National Institute of Ecology and the Bioenergy Society of India; and a member of the International Allelopathy Society and the Indian Network for Soil Contamination Research.

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