Fluoride Research 1985 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444426789, 9780080874869

Fluoride Research 1985, Volume 27

1st Edition

Selected Papers from the 14th Conference of the International Society for Fluoride Research, Morioka, Japan, 12-15 June 1985

Editors: H. Tsunoda M.-H. Yu
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444426789
eBook ISBN: 9780080874869
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st January 1986
Page Count: 432
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Table of Contents

Part 1. Analytical Methods for Fluoride. Analytical chemistry and biogeochemistry of fluorine: an historical view (K. Fuwa). Spectrochemical analysis of fluorine by aluminum monofluoride absorption in high temperature (K. Tsunoda et al.). Determination of submicrogram quantities of fluoride by a rapid and highly sensitive method (K. Itai, H. Tsunoda). Plasma emission spectrometry of fluorine and its environmental application (H. Haraguchi). Separation and determination of fluoride ion by highly selective ion-exchange resins (H. Tanaka et al.). Gas chromatographical micro-analysis of fluoride using trimethyl-chlorosilane (Y. Zaima, S. Goto). Determination of fluoride in drinking water by calorimetry with a total-reflection long capillary cell (W. Lei et al.). Determination of total fluorine and ionizable fluorine levels in blood sera: a comparative study of various analytical methods (Y. Bessho et al.). Sampling of hydrogen fluoride by diffusional transport in a circular glass tube coated with sodium carbonate (T. Yanaka). 2. Environmental Fluoride Pollution. Fluoride transport in terrestrial ecosystems around industrial areas (F. Murray). Prospective survey on fluoride contents of rice (S. Sakurai et al.). Fluoride absorption and excretion in human subjects following ingestion of F-contaminated agricultural products (H. Tsunoda, N. Tsunoda). Effects of effluents from a fossil fuel powered generating plant on the health of beef cattle (J.L. Shupe et al.). Dental lesions in cattle and sheep due to industrial pollution caused by coal combustion (F. Riet-Correa et al.). Health effects of a hydrogen fluoride emitting glass fibre plant in The Netherlands (K. Biersteker, J.S.M. Boleij). Fluoride emission from tunnel kilns of tile works (M. Nakao, F. Tanaka). Distribution of fluoride in human bones collected for the evaluation of industrial air pollution (M.A. van den Heede et al.). Dental fluorosis induced by water-borne fluoride in the effluent of an aluminum plant (T. Yamauchi et al.). Community dental fluorosis and the fluoride content of saliva and urine in Thai children (P. Phantumvanit et al.). Skeletal fluorosis as seen in a high fluoride zone (S. Chandra). Long-term retention of fluoride in the bones of former aluminum workers (C.A. Baud et al.). Symptomatology of workers in the fluoride industry and fluorspar processing plants (V.K. Desai et al.). 3. Biological Effects of Fluoride. Influence of protein and ascorbic acid on fluoride-induced changes in blood composition and skeletal fluoride deposition in mice (M.H. Yu, H.L.S. Hwang). Changes in the metabolism of glucose and calcium following a single large dose of fluoride to rats (Y. Suketa et al.). Fluoride and calcium interrelationship in maternal and cord blood sera (M. Niwa et al.). Fluoride toxicity: erythrocyte membrane abnormality and "echinocyte" formation (A.K. Susheela, S.K. Jain). A model for subcellular distribution of fluoride in higher plants: relation to in vitro concentrations required for enzyme inhibition (G.W. Miller et al.). The effect of fluoride on DNA and RNA synthesis by barley mesophyll protoplast (Y. Li, H. Ma). The effects of fluoride on the activities of several enzymes and on cyclic AMP levels in human lymphocytes in vitro (T. Sato et al.). Induction of protein in HeLa cells by sodium fluoride (T. Imai et al.). Effects of fluorides on oral microorganisms (M. Iida et al.). Excitation of skeletal muscle by fluoride (T. Hattori, H. Maehashi). Biological significance of fluoride in fish teeth (S. Suga et al.). Effects of fluoride on developing enamel and dentin of rat incisors (T. Abe et al.). Effects of long term, low dose ingestion of fluoride on the thyroid gland in rats (M. Tsuchida et al.). Experimental studies on the effects of fluoridation on rats with experimentally induced glomerulonephritis (T. Sato et al.). Mechanism of fluoride absorption from the gastrointestinal tract in rats (T. Sato et al.). 4. Effects of Fluoride on Humans. Ossifications and calcifications of muscle and tendon insertions in human industrial fluorosis (J. Franke). Topographical localization of fluoride in bone tissue (S. Bang, C.A. Baud). Bone static and dynamic histomorphometry in endemic skeletal fluorosis (S.P.S. Teotia et al.). Investigations on the relevance of defluoridated water and nutritional supplements in fluorosis endemic areas in Andhra Pradesh, India (K. Rajyalakshmi et al.). Fluoride uptake by deciduous enamel from fluoride mouthrinse and natural fluoride in the water (Y. Iijima, T. Katayama). A study on the appearance of dental fluorosis in relation to enamel development and fluoride intake (T. Ishii, H. Nakagaki). Gastrointestinal absorption of fluoride in humans: a comparative study of NaF and CaF2 (N. Tsunoda et al.). Power spectrum analysis of urinary fluoride excretion in human adults (T. Horiuchi et al.). Normal fluoride concentrations in spot samples of urine (K. Kasahara et al.). Fluoride clearance in the aging kidney (K. Kono et al.). Kinetics of fluoride excretion in human saliva (Y. Yoshida et al.). An international comparison of trace amounts of fluoride contained in human hair (Y. Takagi et al.). Author Index. Keyword Index.


Some of the world's leading scientists in fluoride research have contributed to the 49 research and review papers in this book. While different methods for fluoride determination have been known for many years, information concerning the determination of submicrograms of fluoride is lacking. This volume contains articles that describe newly developed techniques used for fluoride determination and their application to the analysis of biological samples. In addition, facts about inorganic fluoride air pollution in several countries and its influence on vegetation, animals, and humans are described. Although the book is primarily directed to investigators in the area of fluoride research, it should be of value to public health officials, medical, dental, and veterinary scientists, ecologists, and environmental scientists.


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