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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...

Toxicology and Risk Assessment

Anna M. Fan, George Alexeeff, Elaine Khan
March 04, 2015

The presence of chemicals in our environment is a subject of intense interest owing to the many potential adverse health effects to humans following exposure to these chemicals. The principles and practices of risk assessment are used to assess the associated health risks to provide a scientific...

Pharmacokinetics and Toxicokinetics

Mehdi Boroujerdi
February 24, 2015

Pharmacokinetics and Toxicokinetics provides an overview of pharmacokinetics and toxicokinetics in a comprehensible, interrelated, and applied manner. It integrates the principles held in common by both fields through a logical and systematic approach. The book presents mathematical descriptions...

Handbook of Safety Assessment of Nanomaterials: From Toxicological Testing to Personalized Medicine

Bengt Fadeel
December 10, 2014

The rapidly evolving field of nanomedicine refers to the clinical application of nanotechnologies. However, as with all new technologies, there are ethical, safety, and regulatory issues. This handbook, written by leading international experts, provides a meticulous overview of the state of the art...

Atlas of Human Poisoning and Envenoming, Second Edition

James H. Diaz
November 07, 2014

Clinicians undergoing competency testing, certification, and periodic recertification are frequently faced with computer-based exams designed to evaluate clinical acumen and judgment. Test questions often include an image or radiograph followed by a vignette of the clinical encounter and a series...

Hayes' Principles and Methods of Toxicology, Sixth Edition

A. Wallace Hayes, Claire L. Kruger
October 10, 2014

Hayes’ Principles and Methods of Toxicology has long been established as a reliable reference to the concepts, methodologies, and assessments integral to toxicology. The new sixth edition has been revised and updated while maintaining the same high standards that have made this volume a benchmark...

Reversibility of Chronic Disease and Hypersensitivity,Volume 2: The Effects of Environmental Pollutants on the Organ System

William J. Rea, Kalpana D. Patel
August 15, 2014

Encyclopedic in scope, Reversibility of Chronic Degenerative Disease and Hypersensitivity, Volume 2: The Effects of Environmental Pollutants on the Organ System draws deeply from clinical histories of thousands of patients. It focuses on clinical syndromes within the musculoskeletal,...

The IACUC Handbook, Third Edition

Jerald Silverman, Mark A. Suckow, Sreekant Murthy
May 20, 2014

Ever since its establishment by USDA regulation in the mid-1980s, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) has evolved as the premier instrument of animal welfare oversight within research institutions in the United States. As biomedical research continuously grows, the role and...

Seafood and Freshwater Toxins: Pharmacology, Physiology, and Detection, Third Edition

Luis M. Botana
March 12, 2014

The last few years have brought about many changes in the field of marine and freshwater toxins, with advances in analytical technology and the realization that these toxins are a global issue. Offering a complete reference guide, Seafood and Freshwater Toxins: Pharmacology, Physiology, and...

Handbook of Toxicology, Third Edition

Michael J. Derelanko, Carol S. Auletta
March 07, 2014

The Handbook of Toxicology, Third Edition provides an updated practical reference source for practicing toxicologists in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, contract laboratories, regulatory agencies, and academia. Written by experts in their specific toxicology fields, the chapters provide...