Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Ecosystems (Hardcover)

Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Ecosystems By Doris Abele (Editor), Tania Zenteno-Savin (Editor), Jose Pablo Vazquez-Medina (Editor) Cover Image

Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Ecosystems (Hardcover)


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Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are increasingly appreciated asdown-stream effectors of cellular damage and dysfunction undernatural and anthropogenic stress scenarios in aquatic systems. Thiscomprehensive volume describes oxidative stress phenomena indifferent climatic zones and groups of organisms, taking intoaccount specific habitat conditions and how they affectsusceptibility to ROS damage.

A comprehensive and detailed methods section is included whichsupplies complete protocols for analyzing ROS production, oxidativedamage, and antioxidant systems. Methods are also evaluated withrespect to applicability and constraints for different types ofresearch.

The authors are all internationally recognized experts inparticular fields of oxidative stress research.

This comprehensive reference volume is essential for students, researchers, and technicians in the field of ROS research, and alsocontains information useful for veterinarians, environmental healthprofessionals, and decision makers.

Product Details ISBN: 9781444335484
ISBN-10: 1444335480
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: November 21st, 2011
Pages: 548
Language: English