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Target Organ Toxicology Series


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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.

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Reproductive Toxicology, Third Edition

Reproductive Toxicology, Third 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...

Neurotoxicology, Third Edition

Neurotoxicology, Third Edition

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...

Toxicology of the Nose and Upper Airways

Toxicology of the Nose and Upper Airways

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...

Toxicology of the Skin

Toxicology of the Skin

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...

Endocrine Toxicology, Third Edition

Endocrine Toxicology, Third Edition

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...

Developmental Toxicology, Third Edition

Developmental Toxicology, Third Edition

Deborah K. Hansen, Barbara D. Abbott
October 22, 2008

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...

Adrenal Toxicology

Adrenal Toxicology

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...

Cardiovascular Toxicology, Fourth Edition

Cardiovascular Toxicology, Fourth Edition

Daniel Acosta
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....

Toxicology of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Toxicology of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Shayne C. Gad
January 23, 2007

Toxicology of the Gastrointestinal Tract focuses on the specifics of the mechanisms and adverse effects of xenobiotic agents and pharmaceuticals on the structure and function of the GI tract. The book focuses on a number of specific areas of intestinal research. Beginning with the well-recognized...

Toxicology of the Lung, Fourth Edition

Toxicology of the Lung, Fourth Edition

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...

Toxicology of the Pancreas

Toxicology of the Pancreas

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,...

Toxicology of the Kidney, Third Edition

Toxicology of the Kidney, Third Edition

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...

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