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Endocrine Disruption Modeling

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...

Lu's Basic Toxicology: Fundamentals, Target Organs, and Risk Assessment, Seventh Edition

Byung-Mu Lee, Sam Kacew, Hyung Sik Kim
September 01, 2017

Continuing a long tradition, Lu’s Basic Toxicology, Seventh Edition, combines relatively comprehensive coverage of toxic substances in food, air, and water with brevity, thereby continuing to serve as an updated introductory text for toxicology students and for those involved in allied sciences...

Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research, Education, and Testing, Second Edition

Robert H. Weichbrod, Gail A. (Heidbrink) Thompson, John N. Norton
August 28, 2017

Biomedical research using animals requires administrators and managers who are knowledgeable and highly skilled. They must adapt to the complexity of rapidly-changing technologies, balance research goals with a thorough understanding of regulatory requirements and guidelines, and know how to work...

Nonclinical Drug Administration: Formulations, Routes and Regimens for Solving Drug Delivery Problems in Animal Model Systems

Shayne C. Gad, Charles B. Spainhour
August 15, 2017

The concept of the perfect medicine as a molecule that goes with high selectivity to the therapeutic target site, does what it needs to do, and is subsequently cleared from the body is especially relevant now. Much of the current costs and post-market safety concerns arise from the inability to...

Asbestos: Risk Assessment, Epidemiology, and Health Effects, Second Edition

Ronald F. Dodson, Samuel P. Hammar
April 06, 2017

The first edition of Asbestos: Risk Assessment, Epidemiology, and Health Effects received critical acclaim due to the interdisciplinary nature of its content. Editors Ronald Dodson and Samuel Hammar have carefully kept this popular focus while updating and expanding the topics covered in the first...

Handbook of Metal-Microbe Interactions and Bioremediation

Surajit Das, Hirak Ranjan Dash
March 23, 2017

Around the World, metal pollution is a major problem. Conventional practices of toxic metal removal can be ineffective and/or expensive, delaying and exacerbating the crisis. Those communities dealing with contamination must be aware of the fundamentals advances of microbe-mediated metal removal...

Practical Toxicology: Evaluation, Prediction, and Risk, Third Edition

David Woolley, Adam Woolley
March 07, 2017

Practical Toxicology: Evaluation, Prediction, and Risk, Third Edition shows how to conduct a program of safety evaluation and testing and then to interpret and apply the resulting data and information in the real world, beginning with the basic concepts in toxicology and progressing to the...

Neural Cell Biology

Cheng Wang, William Slikker, Jr.
February 13, 2017

This book delineates how systems biology, pharmacogenomic, and behavioral approaches, as applied to neurodevelopmental toxicology, provide a structure to arrange information in a biological model. The text reviews and discusses approaches that can be used as effective tools to dissect mechanisms...

Toxins and Other Harmful Compounds in Foods

A. Witczak, Zdzislaw Sikorski
January 24, 2017

Toxins and Other Harmful Compounds in Foods provides information on the contents, distribution, chemical properties, and biological activity of toxins and other harmful compounds in foods that are natural components of the raw materials, accumulated due to microbial actions and environmental...

Food Toxicology

Debasis Bagchi, Anand Swaroop
December 01, 2016

Food toxicology studies how natural or synthetic poisons and toxicants in diverse food products cause harmful, detrimental, or adverse side effects in living organisms. Food toxicology is an important consideration as food supply chain is becoming more multinational in origin, and any contamination...

Environmental Risk Assessment: A Toxicological Approach

Ted Simon
November 16, 2016

The purpose of risk assessment is to support science-based decisions about how to solve complex societal problems. The problems we face in the twenty-first century have many social, political, and technical complexities. Environmental risk assessment in particular is of increasing importance as a...

Nanotoxicology: Progress toward Nanomedicine, Second Edition

Nancy A. Monteiro-Riviere, C. Lang Tran
November 16, 2016

Since the first publication of this book in 2007, the field of nanoscience and nanomedicine continues to grow substantially. This second edition, Nanotoxicology: Progress toward Nanomedicine, enlists internationally recognized experts to document the continuing development and rationale for the...