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Aquatic Toxicology

Aquatic Toxicology

  • Editor: Dr. Roberta Brayner   Dr. Hudson Polonini  
  • ISBN: 978-1-63278-075-1
  • DOI: 10.4172/978-1-63278-075-1-076
  • No of Pages: 77
  • Publisher: OMICS International
  • Published On: December 2016 , Tue 13
  • Chapter 1      
    Aquatic Toxicology As A Tool To Dimension The Impact Of Nanomaterials In The Environment

    The rapid development and dissemination of nanomaterials can put them in contact with living organisms in situations not yet fully understood.

  • Chapter 2      
    Ecotoxicological impact of pharmaceuticals for human use in aquatic systems
    Authors: Maria Aparecida Marin-Morales, Franco Dani Campos-Pereira, Fernanda Flores Navarro, Jaqueline Aparecida de Oliveira

    Current society consumption patterns have increased the production of chemical residues causing negative impacts on environment.

  • Chapter 3      
    Ecotoxicological Impact of Nanomaterials in Aquatic Systems
    Authors: Michele M. Pereira, Daniele F.A. Venâncio, Humberto M. Brandão

    Various Engineered Nanomaterials (ENMs) are currently in use in the industrial, agricultural, pharmaceutical and medical fields.

  • Chapter 4      
    Eco-Genotoxicity in Aquatic Systems
    Authors: Márcia Miyuki Hoshina, Raquel Vaz Hara, Lais Roberta Deroldo Sommaggio

    Human development and economic growth interfere in the ecosystems homeostasis and, consequently, in the environmental health.

  • Chapter 5      
    Water Reuse: Safety and Applications
    Authors: Maria Aparecida Marin-Morales, Matheus Mantuanelli Roberto, Michele Perisatto Berreta, Paula Suares Rocha, Bruna de Campos Ventura Camargo

    World water scarcity is due to the rising use of this resource in urban, industrial and agricultural purposes, and the damage that the water bodies has been suffering as a result of the reception of various contaminants effluents. 

  • Dr. Roberta Brayner

    Dr R. Brayner (43 yrs),is associate professor, HDR at ITODYS Laboratory, CNRS, Paris Diderot (Paris 7). She has published more than 60 peer-reviewed articles, 8 chapters and a book edition. Her major interest is in nanoscience and nanobiotechnology. 

  • Dr. Hudson Polonini

    Postdoctorate, Universityof Juiz de Fora, Brazil

    Dr H. Polonini (30 yrs) has completed his PhD at 2014 from Federal University of Juiz de Fora. He works in a pharmaceutical company (Ortofarma) and gives classes for two Pharmacy Colleges (Suprema and Unipac). He has published more than 40 articles. His major interests are analysis and control of medicines and related products, and pharmaceutical and cosmetic technology.

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