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Toxicology. Poisons

  • Our Daily Poisonby Marie-Monique Robin; Allison Schein; Lara Vergnaud

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 28.95

    Over the last thirty years, we have seen an increase in rates of cancer, neurodegenerative disease, reproductive disorders, and diabetes, particularly in developed countries. At the same time, since the end of World War II approximately 100,000 synthetic chemical molecules have invaded our environment?and our food chain. In Our Daily Poison , award-winning... more...

  • Principles of Toxicologyby Phillip L. Williams; Robert C. James; Stephen M. Roberts

    Wiley 2014; US$ 125.00

    A fully updated and expanded edition of the bestselling guide on toxicology and its practical application • Covers the diverse chemical hazards encountered in the modern work and natural environment, and provides a practical understanding of these hazards • New chapters cover the emerging areas of toxicology such as omics, computational... more...

  • Toxic Injusticeby Susanna Rankin Bohme

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The pesticide dibromochloropropane, known as DBCP, was developed by the chemical companies Dow and Shell in the 1950s to target wormlike, soil-dwelling creatures called nematodes. Despite signs that the chemical was dangerous, it was widely used in U.S. agriculture and on Chiquita and Dole banana plantations in Central America. In the late 1970s, DBCP... more...

  • Aflatoxin and Food Safetyby Hamed K. Abbas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...

  • Animal Models in Toxicology, Second Editionby Shayne C. Gad

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Reflecting more than a decade?s worth of changes, Animal Models in Toxicology, Second Edition is a practical guide to the common statistical problems encountered in toxicology and the methodologies that are available to solve them. The book presents a historical review of the use of animal models and an overview of broad considerations of metabolism... more...

  • Atlas of Human Poisoning and Envenoming, Second Editionby James H. Diaz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

    Clinicians undergoing competency testing, certification, and periodic recertification are frequently faced with computer-based exams designed to evaluate clinical acumen and judgment. Test questions often include an image or radiograph followed by a vignette of the clinical encounter and a series of questions. Designed to better prepare practitioners... more...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 120.95

    Tailored to the needs of drug developers, 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 scientists, who are familiar with the theoretical scientific... 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...

  • Advances in Molecular Toxicologyby James C. Fishbein; Jacqueline M. Heilman

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 269.00

    Advances in Molecular Toxicology features the latest advances in all of the subspecialties of the broad area of molecular toxicology. Toxicology is the study of poisons, and this series details the study of the molecular basis by which a vast array of agents encountered in the human environment and produced by the human body itself manifest themselves... 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...