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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...

Managing the Laboratory Animal Facility, Third Edition

Jerald Silverman
October 21, 2016

Praise for the Previous Editions "The author brings in management wisdom from the world outside laboratory animal medicine and veterinary medicine. As a result, there is a rich mixture of the experience of a seasoned professional and the theoretical framework used by schools of management …. I...

Inhalation Toxicology, Third Edition

Harry Salem, Sidney A. Katz
October 19, 2016

The lungs provide a significant opportunity for the introduction of both therapeutic and toxic chemicals into the human body. In occupational and domestic environments, hazardous chemicals can enter the body through the lungs via gases, aerosols, and particulates from natural and anthropogenic...

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...