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Target Organ Toxicity, Volume I

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

May 29, 1986

This book explains how the computer programs work and why and when they can be applied to problems in toxicology. It discusses the statistical models used and their applications in a general fashion. The book overviews the problems that can arise from the blind use of the statistical models....

Proceedings of the Taniguchi Symposia on Brain Sciences, Volume 9: Molecular Genetics in Developmental Neurobiology

1st Edition

January 01, 1986

Molecular genetics in neurobiology has developed rapidly with the introduction of the new and productive methodologies of genetic engineering and cell manipulation. Particularly in the field of developmental neurobiology, molecular genetics has had impact in research on the molecular mechanism of...

Proceedings of the Taniguchi Symposia on Brain Sciences, Volume 8: Endogenous Sleep Substances and Sleep Regulation

1st Edition

Inoué, Borbély
December 01, 1985

This volume provides the first major overview, by eminent authorities on the subject, of recent developments in the field of endogenous substances and their regulation of sleep processes. The first two sections discuss general aspects of sleep regulation; including an historical overview, the...

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Toxicology by Liquid Chromatography

1st Edition

Steven H.Y. Wong
February 01, 1985

This important, new reference provides the first , up-to-date, and comprehensive treatmentof the various liquid chromatography (LC) instrumentation for Therapeutic DrugMonitoring (TDM) and toxicology drug assays and reviews the clinical pharmacologyof major classes of drugs and their LC...

Proceedings of the Taniguchi Symposia on Brain Sciences, Volume 6: Neuronal Growth and Plasticity

1st Edition

December 01, 1984

Current information on neuronal plasticity is still fragmentary. This book contains papers presented at an international symposium specifically convened to discuss and provide a state-of-the-art report on research in this area. The book includes presentations from several leading research workers...

Proceedings of the Taniguchi Symposia on Brain Sciences, Volume 7: Transmembrane Signaling and Sensation

1st Edition

Oosawa, Yoshioka, Hayashi
December 01, 1984

This book contains papers which discuss many different stimulus--response systems ranging from those in bacteria and paramecia to those in insects and mammals. Emphasis is placed on the identification and characterization of receptor molecules, physical properties of channel molecules, physical and...

Specimen Preparation for Transmission Electron Microscopy of Materials

1st Edition

PJ Goodhew
August 16, 1984

Details the essential practical steps which must precede microscopy. Methods for preparing sheet or disc specimens and final thinning techniques are described with reference to practical problems. The book also covers methods for mounting specimens in the...

Stress, Immunity, and Aging

1st Edition

E. L. Cooper
May 31, 1984

This book contains two personal reminiscences of historical importance to research on stress and infectious disease. It deals with perspectives on immunity, aging, and disease and the prospects for immunorestoration in the treatment of immunodeficiency arising from aging and stress....

Proceedings of the Taniguchi Symposia on Brain Sciences, Volume 5: Structure and Function of Peptidergic and Aminergic Neurons

1st Edition

Sano, Ibata, Zimmerman
December 01, 1983

Chemical markers have brought important new dimensions to the studies of the brain. As a result of this development, the chemical anatomy of the neurons system is being explored in great detail. This new functional neuroanatomy has demonstrated new organizations of perikaryal groupings of neurons...

Health Care Needs Assessment: The Epidemiologically Based Needs Assessment Review

1st Edition

Andrew Stevens, James Raferty
January 01, 1960

In the past 10 years spirituality and spiritual care have been much debated in professional healthcare literature, highlighting the need for a recognised definition of spiritual care to enable appropriate assessment of, and response to, spiritual issues. This accessible and highly relevant book...