Techniques in Aquatic Toxicology, Volume 1

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Gary K. Ostrander
CRC Press, Aug 7, 1996 - Science - 704 pages
This is a comprehensive gathering of measurement and assessment techniques for aquatic toxicants. Covering everything from ASTM and similar standard methods to new and innovative techniques, Techniques in Aquatic Toxicology provides necessary details on sampling, testing, and analysis in both saltwater and freshwater environments.
Research scientists and field and laboratory technicians will find help in testing for everything from assessing DNA damage to bioaccumulation of common toxins to assays of fish embryos and fish tissues.

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Contents

Chapter
3
Chapter
8
Chapter 3
21
Fish egg injection as an alternative exposure route for early life stage
41
Chapter 5
57
Fish embryos as in situ monitors of aquatic pollution
73
an in vivo assay for toxicity
93
A multiinjection fish carcinogenesis model with rainbow trout
125
Chapter 10
183
Application of the alkaline unwinding assay to detect DNA strand
205
Autoradiographic detection of DNA replication and DNA repair
219
Allozyme frequency variation as an indicator of contaminantinduced
247
Using a biomarker P450 RGS test method on environmental
277
Semipermeable membrane devices SPMDs for
625
Considerations for the experimental design of aquatic mesocosm
657
Index
675

Exposure of freshwater fish to simulated solar UVB radiation
141
Chapter 9
161

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