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Toxicology. Poisons

  • Nutritional Toxicologyby

    Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 193.00

    This volume examines the relationship between the diet and the body's response to toxicants and presents scientific issues surrounding the safety and nutritional impact of new food technologies, novel foods, and new food ingredients. Topics discussed include the role of antioxidant nutrients in protection against free radicals, the influence of nutrients... more...

  • Aflatoxin and Food Safetyby Hamed K. Abbas

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 262.00

    Aflatoxins are responsible for damaging up to 25% of the world?s food crops, resulting in large economic losses in developed countries and human and animal disease in under-developed ones. In addition to aflatoxins, the presence of other mycotoxins, particularly fumonisins, brings additional concerns about the safety of food and field supplies. There... more...

  • Amphetamines and Methamphetamineby Christine Adamec; David J Triggle

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 34.95

    The abuse of amphetamines is a serious problem in the United States among all age groups, from adolescents to those ages 40 and older, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Methamphetamine, a form of amphetamine, is about twice as addictive as other amphetamines, making it a particularly worrisome drug. Amphetamines... more...

  • Prenatal Alcohol Use and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disordersby Susan A. Adubato; Deborah E. Cohen

    Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 79.00

    This eBook addresses the impact of prenatal exposure to alcohol, and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). It presents a compilation of current research by leading experts in the field and serves as a guide to future directions in FASD research, interventions and treatment. The book includes a comprehensive compendium of our knowledge of the dangers... more...

  • Formulation tools for Pharmaceutical Developmentby J E Aguilar

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 215.00

    A range of new and innovative tools used for preformulation and formulation of medicines help optimize pharmaceutical development projects. Such tools also assist with the performance evaluation of the pharmaceutical process, allowing any potential gaps to be identified. These tools can be applied in both basic research and industrial environment.... more...

  • N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidoneby Bengt Akesson

    World Health Organization 2001; US$ 21.00

    This book evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposures to N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP). NMP is a water-miscible organic solvent and is used in the petrochemical industry in the microelectronics fabrication industry and in the manufacture of various compounds including cosmetics drugs insecticides. An increasing use of... more...

  • Plastics, Rubber and Healthby GŁneri Akovali

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2007; US$ 198.00

    In recent years there have been certain scare stories about the possible negative effects on human health from some of these materials. However, today, it is realised that it is often not the polymers themselves, but their monomers or the additives used that are responsible for these negative effects. And the reality is that a lot of polymers are used... more...

  • Mechanisms and Concepts in Toxicologyby W. Norman Aldridge

    Taylor and Francis 1996; US$ 210.00

    Focuses on research procedures in toxicology, aiming to illustrate concepts and types of toxicity from a mechanistic point of view. Examples of chemical intoxicants are used to illustrate mechanisms in each stage of toxicity. more...

  • Depleted Uraniumby C. Miller Alexandra

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 139.95

    A compilation of published scientific information, including human, animal, cellular, and theoretical studies, Depleted Uranium: Properties, Uses and Health Consequences provides the most current and comprehensive collection of information on depleted uranium health hazards. The editor and her international panel of contributors are clinical and basic... more...

  • Chiral Pollutantsby Imran Ali; Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein

    Wiley 2005; US$ 300.00

    Today, among the various chiral discrimination methods, chromatography and capillary electrophoresis techniques have become powerful tools in environmental analysis. Therefore, there is a need to describe the art of the determination of the chiral pollutants in the environmental matrices.  This book provides the complete information on the... more...