Lu's Basic Toxicology

Lu's Basic Toxicology : Fundamentals, Target Organs, and Risk Assessment, Fifth Edition

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Decades of research and teaching experience are compiled in the authoritative and highly awaited new edition of this classic text.

For the utmost in reader convenience and comprehension, Lu's Basic Toxicology uses easy-to-understand terminology, and separate subject and chemical indexes.

Providing clarity and insight into this rapidly evolving subject, this guide provides new information on:

over-the-counter preparationslactationoccupational toxicology

Written by two key opinion leaders in toxicology, this text also covers the essentials of:

why chemicals target specific organs and systems, and commonly used procedures for assessing risk associated with these chemicalschemicals that cause: cancer, mutations, congenital malformations, and organ or system specific effectshost and environmental factors that modify the effects of specific chemicals, including: food additives; pesticides; metals; pollutants in air, water, and soil; and toxicants encountered in workplaces
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  • Electronic book text | 400 pages
  • CRC Press Inc
  • Baton Rouge, United States
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 1420093169
  • 9781420093162

Table of contents

1. General Considerations. 2. Absorption, distribution, and excretion of toxicants. 3. Biotransformation of toxicants. 4. Toxic Effects. 5. Modifying Factors of Toxic Effects. 6. Conventional Toxicology Studies. 7. Carcinogenesis. 8. Mutagenesis. 9. Developmental Toxicology. 10. Lactation. 11. Toxicology of the immune system. 12. Respiratory System: inhalation toxicology. 13. Toxicology of the liver. 14. Toxicology of the kidney. 15. Toxicology of the skin. 16. Toxicology of the eye. 17. Toxicology of the nervous system. 18. Reproductive and cardiovascular systems. 19. Food additives and contaminants. 20. Toxicity of pesticides. 21. Toxicity of metals. 22. Over-the-counter preparations. 23. Environmental Pollutants. 24. Occupational Toxicology. 25. Assessment of safety/risk.
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