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Chemical Contaminants in Human Milk

Allan Astrup Jensen, Stuart A. Slorach
November 20, 1990

Chemical Contaminants in Human Milk contains a comprehensive, up-to-date global review of the contamination of human milk with environmental and occupational chemicals. The book covers many different aspects of this problem, including the extent and benefits of breast-feeding, the transfer of...

Ciguatera Seafood Toxins

Donald M. Miller
October 24, 1990

Ciguatera poisoning is a worldwide problem whose impact has serious health and economic ramifications. Ciguatera Seafood Toxins provides an introduction and technical reference for this syndrome, covering topics such as medical approaches to treatment, legal avenues for those who become poisoned,...

Handbook of Toxinology

W. T. Shier
July 06, 1990

Organized primarily around the mechanisms of action of the toxins at the biochemical, physiological and pathological level, rather than by source, the handbook covers most toxins which have been clearly identified and characterized, but emphasizes toxins that are more important by virtue of the sign...

Toxicity and Metabolism of Explosives

Jehuda Yinon
June 30, 1990

The purpose of this important monograph is to provide the reader with a better understanding of the toxicity, channels of absorption, and metabolism of explosives by the body. This one-of-a-kind work also incorporates the symptoms and clinical manifestations of poisoning by these compounds. It...

Pvp: A Critical Review of the Kinetics and Toxicology of Polyvinylpyrrolidone (Povidone)

Wolfgang Schwarz
May 09, 1990

Polyvinylpyrrolidone is widely used in medicine, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, foods, printing inks, textiles, and many more diverse applications. This book describes the 50 years of research, published and unpublished, on the absorption, distribution, storage, and excretion of PVP. The toxicology of...

Aflatoxins & Human Health

Ivana Dvorackova
December 21, 1989

This up-to-date reference includes the most recent available data and detailed case studies concerning the potential health risks of aflatoxin in the human population. It covers everything from acute toxic effects of aflatoxin in men to original observations concerning occupational health hazards...

Toxicants of Plant Origin: Alkaloids, Volume I

Peter R. Cheeke
August 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....

Toxicants of Plant Origin: Phenolics, Volume IV

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....

Toxicants Of Plant Origin: Proteins & Amino Acids, Volume III

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....

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...

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