Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume


Analytical and Toxicological Studies

Edited by Margarita Stoytcheva

Autonomous University of Baja California


Roumen Zlatev

Autonomous University of Baja California

Arsenic - Analytical and Toxicological Studies is a collection of original works focused on arsenic occurrence and chemistry, methods for arsenic determination and removal and arsenic toxicity and health risks. The most commonly used techniques for arsenic quantification and speciation, such as atomic absorption spectrometry, inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry, and inductively coupled plasma-emission spectrometry, among others, and the various procedures applied for arsenic separation and removal are exhaustively described. The mechanism of arsenic-induced toxicology, involving arsenic interaction with critical thiols in proteins and the health risks associated with exposure to arsenic, is also discussed.

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ArsenicAnalytical and Toxicological StudiesEdited by Margarita Stoytcheva

Published: July 25th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.72058

ISBN: 978-1-78923-517-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-516-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-646-9

Copyright year: 2018

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6635 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

7 Web of Science Citations

21 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Arsenic

By Margarita Stoytcheva and Roumen Zlatev


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2. Arsenic in Water: Determination and Removal

By Ljubinka Rajakovic and Vladana Rajakovic-Ognjanovic


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3. Bio-adsorbents for the Removal of Heavy Metals from Water

By Khathutshelo Catherine Mqehe-Nedzivhe, Khathutshelo Makhado, Oluwasayo Folasayo Olorundare, Omotayo Ademola Arotiba, Elizabeth Makhatha, Philiswa Nosizo Nomngongo and Nonhlangabezo Mabuba


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4. Food and Water Security as Determinants of the Mitigation of Health Risks Due to Exposure to Arsenic in Water

By Rebeca Monroy-Torres


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5. Mechanisms of Arsenic-Induced Toxicity with Special Emphasis on Arsenic-Binding Proteins

By Afaq Hussain, Vineeth Andisseryparambil Raveendran, Soumya Kundu, Tapendu Samanta, Raja Shunmugam, Debnath Pal and Jayasri Das Sarma


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