Hair in toxicology : an important bio-monitor /

Hair in Toxicology: An Important Biomonitor is the first book of its kind devoted exclusively to in-depth analysis of the hair shaft as an important tool for a diverse range of scientific investigations. This authoritative book combines contributions from experts in academic, governmental and indust...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Tobin, Desmond John, 1965-
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, ©2005.
Series:Issues in toxicology.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Biology of hair : the biogenesis and growth of human hair
  • The human hair fibre
  • Pigmentation of human hair
  • Application of hair biology to environmental assessments : hair in forensic toxicology with a special focus on drug-facilitated crimes
  • Hair and human identification
  • Hair and metal toxicity
  • Hair and exposure to environmental pollutants
  • Hair and nutrient/diet assessment
  • Chemistry and toxicology of personal hair care products : hair colorant chemistry
  • Hair dyes and skin allergy
  • Hair-colorant use and associated pathology : cancer?
  • The chemistry of hair care products : potential toxicological issues for shampoos, hair conditioners, fixatives, permanent waves, relaxers and depilatories
  • Hair care products : regulatory issues
  • Hair as a bioresource in archaeological study
  • A perspective on future directions.