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Toxicology. Poisons

  • 1 3-Butadiene: Human Health Aspectsby International Programme on Chemical Safety

    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...

  • 2-Butenalby World Health Organization

    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...

  • The 2-Day Superfood Cleanseby Robin Westen

    Ulysses Press 2014; US$ 14.95

    DETOX WITHOUT DEPRIVATION Unleashing the healing power of superfoods, these health- packed recipes satisfy your hunger while flushing toxins from your system. The delicious smoothies, soups, sides and entrees are made with nutrient-rich ingredients like avocados, berries, nuts, leafy greens and even dark chocolate. You?ll rejuvenate and re-energize... more...

  • The AH Receptor in Biology and Toxicologyby Raimo Pohjanvirta

    Wiley 2011; US$ 160.95

    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...

  • Accelerator Health Physicsby H. Wade Patterson

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Accelerator Health Physics tackles the importance of health physics in the field of nuclear physics, especially to those involved with the use of particle accelerators. The book first explores concepts in nuclear physics, such as fundamental particles, radiation fields, and the responses of the human body to radiation exposure. The book then shifts... more...

  • Acetaldehyde-Related Pathologyby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2007; US$ 212.00

    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...

  • Acroleinby R. Gomes; M.E. Meek; M. Eggleton; WHO International Programme on Chemical Safety

    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...

  • Acrylamide and Other Hazardous Compounds in Heat-Treated Foodsby K Skog; J Alexander

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 290.00

    Although the aim of cooking foods is to make them more appetizing and microbiologically safe, it is now known that cooking and food processing at high temperatures generate various kinds of toxic substances, such as heterocyclic amines and acrylamide, via the Maillard reaction. Summarising the latest research in this field, this important collection... more...

  • Acrylonitrileby G. Long; M.E. Meek; P. Cureton

    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...

  • Acute Toxicology Testingby Shayne C. Gad; Christopher P. Chengelis

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 132.00

    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...