Fluorine and Health

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  • Author : Alain Tressaud
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 816 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080558110
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Download or Read online Fluorine and Health full in PDF, ePub and kindle. this book written by Alain Tressaud and published by Elsevier which was released on 06 June 2008 with total page 816 pages. We cannot guarantee that Fluorine and Health book is available in the library, click Get Book button and read full online book in your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile whenever and wherever You Like. Fluorine and Health presents a critical multidisciplinary overview on the contribution of fluorinated compounds to resolve the important global issue of medicinal monitoring and health care. The involved subjects are organized in three thematic parts devoted to Molecular Imaging, Biomedical Materials and Pharmaceuticals. Initially the key-position of partially fluorinated low molecular weight compounds labelled either with the natural 19F-isotope for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) or labelled with the radioactive [18F]-isotope for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is highlighted. Both non-invasive methods belong to the most challenging in vivo imaging techniques in oncology, neurology and in cardiology for the diagnosis of diseases having the highest mortality in the industrialized countries. The manifold facets of fluorinated biomaterials range from inorganic ceramics to perfluorinated organic molecules. Liquid perfluorocarbons are suitable for oxygen transport and as potential respiratory gas carriers, while fluorinated polymers are connected to the pathology of blood vessels. Another important issue concerns the application of highly fluorinated liquids in ophthalmology. Moreover, fluorine is an essential trace element in bone mineral, dentine and tooth enamel and is applied for the prophylaxis and treatment of dental caries. The various origins of human exposure to fluoride species is detailed to promote a better understanding of the effect of fluoride species on living organisms. Medicinally relevant fluorinated molecules and their interactions with native proteins are the main focus of the third part. New molecules fluorinated in strategic position are crucial for the development of pharmaceuticals with desired action and optimal pharmacological profile. Among the hundreds of marketed active drug components there are more than 150 fluorinated compounds. The chapters will illustrate how the presence of fluorine atoms alters properties of bioactive compounds at various biochemical steps, and possibly facilitate its emergence as pharmaceuticals. Finally the synthetic potential of a fluorinase, the first C-F bond forming enzyme, is summarized. - New approach of topics involving chemistry, biology and medicinal techniques - Transdisciplinar papers on fluoride products - Importance of fluoride products in health - Updated data on specific topics

Fluorine and Health

Fluorine and Health
  • Author : Alain Tressaud,Gunter Haufe
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 06 June 2008
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Fluorine and Health presents a critical multidisciplinary overview on the contribution of fluorinated compounds to resolve the important global issue of medicinal monitoring and health care. The involved subjects are organized in three thematic parts devoted to Molecular Imaging, Biomedical Materials and Pharmaceuticals. Initially the key-position of partially fluorinated low molecular weight compounds labelled either with the natural 19F-isotope for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) or labelled with the radioactive [18F]-isotope for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is highlighted. Both non-invasive

Toxicological Profile for Fluorides Hydrogen Fluoride and Fluorine F

Toxicological Profile for Fluorides  Hydrogen Fluoride and Fluorine  F
  • Author : U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release : 08 May 2021
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Provides info. about fluorine, hydrogen fluoride, & fluorides, & the human health effects of exposure. These chemicals have been found in many sites identified by the EPA for long-term Federal cleanup activities. Includes a Public Health Statement which explains toxicologic properties of fluorine, hydrogen fluoride, & fluorides in a nontechnical, Q&A format, & a review of the general health effects observed following exposure; a description of health effects; how the chemical can affect children; & info. on their chemical & physical properties, production, use & disposal,

The Fluoride Deception

The Fluoride Deception
  • Author : Christopher Bryson
  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • Release : 04 January 2011
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With the narrative punch of Jonathan Harr’s A Civil Action and the commitment to environmental truth-telling of Erin Brockovich, The Fluoride Deception documents a powerful connection between big corporations, the U.S. military, and the historic reassurances of fluoride safety provided by the nation’s public health establishment. The Fluoride Deception reads like a thriller, but one supported by two hundred pages of source notes, years of investigative reporting, scores of scientist interviews, and archival research in places such