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- World Health Organization 2001; US$ 21.00
1 3-Butadiene is a product of incomplete combustion resulting from natural processes and human activity. It is also an industrial chemical used primarily in the production of polymers. It enters the environment from exhaust emissions from gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles from non-transportation fuel combustion from biomass combustion and from industrial... more...
- World Health Organization 2008; US$ 20.00
2-Butenal (also known as crotonaldehyde) is an a,-unsaturated aldehyde and consequently a very reactive compound. It is a chemical intermediate used chiefly in the manufacture of sorbates, solvents, and, to a lesser extent, pharmaceutical products and aroma chemicals. This document studies the pharmacokinetics, environmental exposure, chemical toxicology... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 155.95
This book provides a thorough and up-to-date overview of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) and its unique dual role in toxicology and biology. The coverage includes epigenetic mechanisms, gene expression, reproductive and developmental toxicity, signal transduction, and transgenic animal models. Featuring an internationally recognized team of authors... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 205.00
Part of the prestigious Novartis Foundation, this is the first book to review the pathology associated with acetaldehyde, a known toxic agent found in cigarette smoke and other pollutants and derived from ingested alcohol, amongst other sources. In the body, acetaldehyde affects several tissues, particularly the brain and liver, causing various diseases,... more...
- World Health Organization 2002; US$ 21.00
This book evaluates the risk to human health and the environment posed by exposures to Acrolein. Acrolein is a clear colourless liquid with an intensively acrid odour. It is released to the atmosphere as a product of fermentation and ripening processes. It is also emitted by forest fires as a product of incomplete combustion. In Canada acrolein is... more...
- World Health Organization 2002; US$ 13.00
This book evaluates the risk to human health and the environment posed by exposures to acrylonitrile. Acrylonitrile is a volatile flammable water-soluble liquid at room temperature. The large majority of acrylonitrile in Canada is used as a feedstock or chemical aid in the production of nitrilebutadiene rubber and in acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene... more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 128.00
Acute toxicology testing provides the first line of defense against potentially dangerous chemicals. This book is a complete and practical guide to conducting and interpreting all regulatory required and commonly used acute toxicity tests. It presents detailed protocols for all of the common test designs and reviews their development and objectives.... more...
- CRC Press 1996; US$ 159.95
This text focuses on adrenal toxicity, examining how drugs and chemicals can directly and indirectly affect this gland. Coverage includes: classification of the types of adrenal and endocrine toxicity; the mechanistic and molecular basis of more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 280.00
This addition to the Advances in Environmental Control Technology Series contains 23 chapters designed to provide an extensive overview and reference on human physiological responses to various forms of pollution. more...