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1st Edition

December 19, 1988


Acute Toxicology Testing: Perspectives and Horizons

1st Edition

Shayne C. Gad, Christopher P. Chengelis
December 15, 1988

Acute toxicology testing constitutes the first line of defense against potentially dangerous chemicals. This book provides a detailed presentation of protocols for each of the common designs, reviews their development and objectives, discusses the types of data they generate, and examines the...

Immunohistology in Diagnostic Pathology

1st Edition

J. Charles Jennette
November 30, 1988

The advantages and disadvantages of each immunostaining technique are discussed in this informative and useful text. Immunofluorescence and immunoenzyme staining procedures, including acquisition of reagents, tissue preparation, quality control and methodological trouble shooting, are highlighted....

Sensitization in the Nervous System

1st Edition

Charles D. Barnes
October 15, 1988

Sensitization is a concept of learning and memory that has grown out of experiments on "simple" animals. Interest in sensitization has grown tremendously in the last several years, fueled mainly by evidence of the molecular basis of sensitization in invertebrates on the one hand and the study of...

CRC Handbook of Animal Models for the Rheumatic Diseases, Volume I

1st Edition

Robert A. Greenwald, Herbert S. Diamond
September 30, 1988

Detailed methods of the most widely used and best established animal models and related approaches to the study of rheumatic diseases and their treatment are presented in this major reference book. The detailed description of each model allows the reader to select the model most appropriate for...

Epidemiology of Human Reproduction

1st Edition

Bengt Kallen
September 30, 1988

This comprehensive overview covering the field of reproductive epidemiology examines the impact of environmental factors related to embryonic and fetal development. Innovative techniques are highlighted, illustrating special problems related to reproductive epidemiology. Specific environmental...

Handbook of Immunoblotting of Proteins, Volume II

1st Edition

Ole J. Bjerrum, Niels H. H. Heegaard, M.D.
April 30, 1988

This volume provides complete details of the various immunoblotting procedures. It serves as the researcher's companion in the laboratory, with detailed, step by step descriptions and ready-to-use recipes. All technical aspects and important experimental applications are thoroughly described.Volume...

Modern Bioelectricity

1st Edition

Andrew A. Marino
March 30, 1988

This book presents an overview of the field of bioelectricity by demonstrating the biological significance of electromagnetic fields, electrical properties of tissue, biological effects of electromagnetic energy, and therapeutic applications and health hazards of electromagnetic energy....

Hemostasis and Animal Venoms

1st Edition

Hubert Pirkle
March 14, 1988


Toxicology-A Primer on Toxicology Principles and Applications

1st Edition

Michael A. Kamrin
February 01, 1988

Different from other books, this unique volume presents basic toxicology principles and applications in a sophisticated yet nontechnical style. It provides an understanding of both the strengths and limitations of the discipline of toxicology and its benefits. This primer is valuable for virtually...

Theoretical Immunology, Part One

1st Edition

Alan S. Perelson
January 01, 1988

Assuming that the complex phenomena underlying the operation of the immune system may be better understood through the collaborative efforts of theorists and experimentalists viewing the same phenomena in different ways, the Sante Fe Institute and the Theoretical Division of Los Alamos National...

Proceedings of the Taniguchi Symposia on Brain Sciences, Volume 10: Strategy and Prospects in Neuroscience

1st Edition

December 01, 1987

This book deals with molecular neurobiology based on neurochemical approaches and focuses on neural plasticity studied by neurophysiological methods. It offers discussions on prospects of neuroscience from the respective stances of the participants....