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Toxicants of Plant Origin: Glycosides, Volume II

Peter R. Cheeke
July 31, 1989

This comprehensive treatise offers an in-depth discussion of natural toxicants in plants, emphasizing their effects as defenses against herbivory. Coevolution of plants and her-bivores are covered with a detailed treatment of toxicant metabolism and systemic effects in mammalian tissues....

Nickel and the Skin: Immunology and Toxicology

Howard I. Maibach, Torkil Menne
April 30, 1989

This publication serves as a guide to medical doctors and dentists in the evaluation and management of problems related to nickel allergy. The chemistry, analysis, and monitoring of nickel is explored. Recent advances in the immunology of nickel are dis-cussed. Additionally, sensitization assays...

Xenobiotic Metabolism and Disposition: The Design of Studies on Novel Compounds

Harry P.A. Illing
February 28, 1989

This publication explains the principles of the techniques used in disposition and metabolism studies in animals, in man, and in vitro. It includes methods for studying routes and rates of absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of novel compounds and their metabolites. Relevant...

Acute Toxicology Testing: Perspectives and Horizons

Shayne C. Gad, Christopher P. Chengelis
December 15, 1988

Acute toxicology testing constitutes the first line of defense against potentially dangerous chemicals. This book provides a detailed presentation of protocols for each of the common designs, reviews their development and objectives, discusses the types of data they generate, and examines the...

Hemostasis and Animal Venoms

Hubert Pirkle
March 14, 1988

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Toxicology-A Primer on Toxicology Principles and Applications

Michael A. Kamrin
February 01, 1988

Different from other books, this unique volume presents basic toxicology principles and applications in a sophisticated yet nontechnical style. It provides an understanding of both the strengths and limitations of the discipline of toxicology and its benefits. This primer is valuable for virtually...

Target Organ Toxicity, Volume II

Cohen
September 30, 1986

This two-volume set provides essential information on the general princi-ples of target organ toxicity. Pharmacokinetics, metabolic activation and key defense mechanisms, excretion, species variation, and tissue-specific biochemistry are explored comprehensively. These general principles are then...

Target Organ Toxicity, Volume I

Cohen
August 31, 1986

This two-volume set provides essential information on the general princi-ples of target organ toxicity. Pharmacokinetics, metabolic activation and key defense mechanisms, excretion, species variation, and tissue-specific biochemistry are explored comprehensively. These general principles are then...

Statistics for Toxicologists

Salsburg
May 29, 1986

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