The Target Organ Toxicology Series reviews the morphology, physiology, biochemistry, cellular biology, and developmental aspects of various target organs. Topics covered by books in the series include the incidence of chemically induced human disease related to the organ system, the reliability of laboratory data, methods used to estimate human risks, chemicals that adversely affect specific organs, and public health and environmental implications.
Toxicology of the Nose and Upper Airways
Toxicology of the Skin
Deborah K. Hansen, Barbara D. Abbott
November 14, 2018
Highlighting latest advances in genetics and biochemistry, the completely revised Third Edition reviews the field from basic science, clinical, epidemiological, and regulatory perspectives. Contributions from top opinion leaders in the field bring together developments in molecular embryology and...
Shayne Cox Gad
October 30, 2018
The gastrointestinal tract is the most important of the three major routes of entry (and clearance) of xenobiotics and biologic entities into the bodies of mammals. As such, it is also the major route for administration of pharmaceuticals to humans. Gastrointestinal Toxicology, Second Edition...
Robert W. Kapp, Rochelle W. Tyl
September 20, 2010
Thoroughly examining the popular and expanding field of reproductive toxicology, this newly revised and expanded third edition provides the latest, cutting-edge scientific developments in this constantly evolving discipline. Reproductive Toxicology’s contributors are experienced regulatory agency...
G. Jean Harry, Hugh A. Tilson
March 09, 2010
This new edition presents an integrated approach to neurotoxicology, the study of organisms’ responses to changes in their environment and how interruption of the flow of information by chemical exposure causes a wide range of effects – from learning deficits, sensory disturbances in the...
John B. Morris, Dennis J. Shusterman
February 19, 2010
The application of molecular biologic methods, recognition of neurogenic inflammatory processes, and utilization of genetic knockout animals are just some of the advances in toxicology of the upper airways in recent years. Toxicology of the Nose and Upper Airways presents a culmination of knowledge...
Nancy A. Monteiro-Riviere
February 17, 2010
This key volume of the Target Organ Toxicology Series provides a fresh and modern approach to the subject of skin toxicology from the perspective of how the skin forms a barrier that protects the body from the external environment and how chemicals and drugs interact with the barrier properties of...
J. Charles Eldridge, James T. Stevens
February 15, 2010
With contributions by international experts in academia, chemical manufacturing, government research laboratories, regulatory agencies, and private consulting, this guide explores the potentially damaging influence of environmental agents on the endocrine system. It examines endocrine toxicology’s...
Philip W. Harvey, David J. Everett, Christopher J. Springall
October 22, 2008
Despite being regarded as the most common toxicological target in the endocrine system, the adrenal gland has often been neglected in regulatory testing. Adrenal Toxicology addresses the increased interest in adrenocortical toxicology and the need for a resource that makes techniques available to...
September 04, 2008
Focused extensively on the toxic effect of chemicals on the cardiovascular system, Cardiovascular Toxicology, Fourth Edition is comprised of several key sections beyond cardio and vascular toxicity, such as principles of myocardial cell injury and key methods of assessing cardiovascular function....
Donald E. Gardner
December 20, 2005
The most up-to-date treatment of inhalation toxicology available, Toxicology of the Lung, Fourth Edition examines the subject from a target-organ perspective. Completely revised and updated, the book includes contributions from an entirely new set of authors, each of them a leading international...
Parviz M. Pour
July 27, 2005
The increased incidence of pancreatic cancer in the Western world and its grave prognosis has resulted in an urgency for research in this area. Until now the available data on toxicology of the pancreas has been few and fragmentary, scattered throughout the literature. A benchmark volume,...
Joan B. Tarloff, Lawrence H. Lash
December 28, 2004
The kidney plays a vital role in certain endocrine functions. Abnormalities caused by toxic chemicals or other interventions can have profound effects on these functions and consequently, on total functions. Toxicology of the Kidney, Third Edition is updated to reflect the latest research in this...