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Toxicology. Poisons

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  • Reducing, Refining and Replacing the Use of Animals in Toxicity Testingby David Allen; Michael Waters

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2013; US$ 260.00

    Toxicity testing is used to assess the safety or hazards presented by substances such as industrial chemicals, consumer products, and pharmaceuticals. At present, many methods involve laboratory animals. Alternative procedures, some involving human cell-based technologies, are now being developed which reduce, refine, or replace animal usage and minimize... more...

  • History of Toxicology and Environmental Healthby Philip Wexler

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 29.95

    This volume, Toxicology in Antiquity II , continues to tell the story of the roots of toxicology in ancient times. Readers learn that before scientific research methods were developed, toxicology thrived as a very practical discipline. Toxicologists are particularly proud of the rich and storied history of their field and there are few resources available... more...

  • Dictionary of Toxicologyby Ernest Hodgson; Michael Roe

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    Dictionary of Toxicology, 3rd Edition presents a compendium of definitions of all current toxicological terminology. This authoritative reference illustrates and describes words, concepts, acronyms and symbols for both the toxicological theory and applied risk assessment, as well as providing guidance on the correct selection of problematic, similar... more...

  • Organophosphorus Poisonsby D. F. Heath; P. Alexander; Z. M. Bacq

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Modern Trends in Physiological Sciences, Volume 13: Organophosphorus Poisons: Anticholinesterases and Related Compounds covers the reactions, toxic action, activation, methods of preparation, and pharmacology of pentacovalent phosphorus compounds. This book is composed of four parts encompassing 17 chapters. The first part highlights the chemical... more...

  • Predictive Toxicologyby Friedlieb Pfannkuch; Laura Suter-Dick; Raimund Mannhold; Hugo Kubinyi; Gerd Folkers

    Wiley 2014; US$ 120.95

    Tailored to the needs of scientists developing drugs, chemicals, cosmetics and other products this one-stop reference for medicinal chemists covers all the latest developments in the field of predictive toxicology and its applications in safety assessment. With a keen emphasis on novel approaches, the topics have been tackled by selected expert... more...

  • Toxicologyby Y. Cohen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Volume 9: Toxicology is a collection of papers that tackles advances in toxicological research in context of pharmacology. The text first covers reactive metabolites and their implications for toxicology. Next, the selection deals with the experimental and clinical correlations of behavioral toxicology. The... more...

  • Perspectives in Basic and Applied Toxicologyby Bryan Ballantyne

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Perspectives in Basic and Applied Toxicology features a collection of essays on various aspects of toxicology. It aims to relate fundamental knowledge of toxicology to its application in assessing relevance of that information to the causation of adverse health effects, predicting hazardous situations, defining protective and precautionary measures,... more...

  • Essays in Toxicologyby Wayland J. Hayes

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Essays in Toxicology, Volume 4 covers three essays on habituating drugs, on the kinetics of the active-site-directed irreversible inhibition, and the hidden effects of trace elements. The first essay examines certain dependence-producing drugs; the mechanism of tolerance to barbiturates by changes in drugs metabolism; the distribution of barbiturates... more...

  • Essays in Toxicologyby Wayland J. Hayes

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Essays in Toxicology, Volume 5 covers essays in toxicology. The book presents essays on nitrosamines; a laboratory model ecosystem to evaluate compounds producing biological magnification; and the metabolism of DDT in human. The text also includes essays on the toxins of Clostridium botulinum; the use of breath analysis in clinical toxicology; and... more...

  • Essays in Toxicologyby Wayland J. Hayes

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Essays in Toxicology, Volume 6 approaches toxicology by very different routes; two essays with materials (plastics and tobacco alkaloids), one deals with the effects of abnormal pressure, one considers the biochemistry of the lung, and one discusses poison control centers and other mechanisms for limiting the injury done by toxic materials. The book... more...