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QSAR in Environmental and Health Sciences


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The aim of the book series is to publish cutting-edge research and the latest developments in QSAR modeling applied to environmental and health issues. Its aim is also to publish routinely used QSAR methodologies to provide newcomers to the field with a basic grounding in the correct use of these computer tools. The series is of primary interest to those whose research or professional activity is directly concerned with the development and application of SAR and QSAR models in toxicology and ecotoxicology. It is also intended to provide graduate and postgraduate students with clear and accessible books covering the different aspects of QSARs.

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Juvenile Hormones and Juvenoids: Modeling Biological Effects and Environmental Fate

Juvenile Hormones and Juvenoids: Modeling Biological Effects and Environmental Fate

1st Edition

James Devillers
November 21, 2018

Juvenile hormones (JHs) are a group of structurally related sesquiterpenes secreted by the insect corpora allata. They affect most insect life-cycle stages and physiological functions, including embryogenesis, larval and adult development, metamorphosis, reproduction, metabolism, diapause,...

Computational Design of Chemicals for the Control of Mosquitoes and Their Diseases

Computational Design of Chemicals for the Control of Mosquitoes and Their Diseases

1st Edition

James Devillers
January 04, 2018

There is a compelling need for new drugs and efficient treatments against mosquito-borne diseases. Environmentally safe, but effective insecticides that address the problems of resistance are required. Computational Design of Chemicals for the Control of Mosquitoes and Their Diseases explains how...

Computational Approaches for the Prediction of pKa Values

Computational Approaches for the Prediction of pKa Values

1st Edition

George C. Shields, Paul G. Seybold
October 18, 2017

The pKa of a compound describes its acidity or basicity and, therefore, is one of its most important properties. Its value determines what form of the compound—positive ion, negative ion, or neutral species—will be present under different circumstances. This is crucial to the action and detection...

Endocrine Disruption Modeling

Endocrine Disruption Modeling

1st Edition

James Devillers
September 12, 2017

Uses Computational Tools to Simulate Endocrine Disruption Phenomena Endocrine Disruption Modeling provides a practical overview of the current approaches for modeling endocrine activity and the related potential adverse effects they may induce on environmental and human health. Based on the...

Computational Methods for Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology

Computational Methods for Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology

1st Edition

Donald R. Mattison
December 08, 2015

Building from the perspective of reproductive and developmental biology, Computational Methods for Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology provides a timely and comprehensive overview of approaches in reproductive and developmental toxicology. The book, which is part of the QSAR in Environmental...

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