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The IACUC Administrator’s Guide to Animal Program Management

William G. Greer, Ron E. Banks
February 05, 2016

The IACUC Administrator’s Guide to Animal Program Management supports IACUC administrators who assist with developing, managing, and overseeing a program of animal care and animal use. It provides many options and possibilities for specific operational practices (e.g., how to build a...

Statistics in Toxicology Using R

Ludwig A. Hothorn
December 21, 2015

The apparent contradiction between statistical significance and biological relevance has diminished the value of statistical methods as a whole in toxicology. Moreover, recommendations for statistical analysis are imprecise in most toxicological guidelines. Addressing these dilemmas, Statistics in...

Computational Methods for Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology

Donald R. Mattison
December 08, 2015

Building from the perspective of reproductive and developmental biology, Computational Methods for Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology provides a timely and comprehensive overview of approaches in reproductive and developmental toxicology. The book, which is part of the QSAR in Environmental...

Forensic Toxicology: Mechanisms and Pathology

Robert H. Powers, Dorothy E. Dean
December 01, 2015

Designed for upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level courses, Forensic Toxicology: Mechanisms and Pathology introduces toxicology concepts from a forensic perspective. The book provides an understanding of the mechanistic basis of the action of drugs and toxins, addressing their physiologic...

Biomaterials, Medical Devices, and Combination Products: Biocompatibility Testing and Safety Assessment

Shayne Cox Gad, Samantha Gad-McDonald
November 24, 2015

Biomaterials, Medical Devices, and Combination Products is a single-volume guide for those responsible for—or concerned with—developing and ensuring patient safety in the use and manufacture of medical devices. The book provides a clear presentation of the global regulatory requirements and...

Natural Products Interactions on Genomes

Siva G. Somasundaram
October 15, 2015

Foods from natural products are a major contributor to contemporary dietary needs. The knowledge of interactions of specific natural products on genes is accumulating due to recent scientific advancements. Natural Products Interactions on Genomes focuses on recent developments in understanding...

Diversity of Selenium Functions in Health and Disease

Regina Brigelius-Flohe, Helmut Sies
August 14, 2015

Named after Selene, Greek goddess of the moon, selenium (Se) has moved has moved from being thought of as a toxicant to being considered an essential nutrient with the potential to reduce cancer risk in the span of seven decades. Diversity of Selenium Functions in Health and Disease focuses on...

Animal Models in Toxicology, Third Edition

Shayne C. Gad, Shayne C. Gad
July 17, 2015

Animal Models in Toxicology is a single-source reference for the use of animal models in toxicology. Chapters cover nine species used in toxicology and experimental biology. With contributions from experts in toxicology, toxicological pathology, and species-specific metabolism, each of these...

Principles of Toxicology, Third Edition

Karen E. Stine, Thomas M. Brown
April 16, 2015

Reflecting the broad and interdisciplinary nature of toxicology, this third edition of Principles of Toxicology explores the biochemical, physiological, and environmental aspects of the subject. This new edition is updated and revised to include reference to several major new directions in the...

Tobacco Smoke Exposure Biomarkers

Qingyuan Hu, Hongwei Hou
April 01, 2015

Written by experts in the analytical chemistry of tobacco smoke, Tobacco Smoke Exposure Biomarkers summarizes the toxicology, metabolic pathway, and biomarkers of nicotine, TSNAs, PAHs, VOCs, AAs, Catechol and Hydroquinone, HCN, CO and NOx, and heavy metals, and the use of this biomarker in...

The Care and Feeding of an IACUC: The Organization and Management of an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Second Edition

Whitney Kayla Petrie, Sonja Lea Wallace
March 24, 2015

Maintaining its user-friendly approach, The Care and Feeding of an IACUC: The Organization and Management of an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Second Edition is a handy guide for members of the laboratory animal community looking for a concise, descriptive introduction to what an...

Ketamine: Use and Abuse

David T. Yew
March 16, 2015

Increasing use of ketamine as a recreational drug in Asia, Europe, and America is a great burden on society at large, leading to aspirational strain, unemployment, and crime. These societal effects have led to growing interest among researchers and clinicians in ketamine’s effects on various...

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