Mechanisms and Concepts in Toxicology

Mechanisms and Concepts in Toxicology

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Illustrating concepts and types of toxicity from a mechanistic point of view, this book focuses on research procedures in toxicology. The book uses examples of chemical intoxicants to illustrate mechanisms in each stage of more

Product details

  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 184.4 x 233.7 x 15.2mm | 485.35g
  • Informa Healthcare
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • references, index
  • 0748404147
  • 9780748404148

Table of contents

Scope of Toxicology Stages in the Induction of Toxicity Kinetics and End-points Acute and Chronic Intoxication Delivery of Intoxicant: Decrease in Delivery to the Target Delivery of Intoxicant: Bioactivation and Increase in Delivery to the Target Initiating Reactions with Targets Biological Consequences of Initiating Reactions with Targets Exposure, Dose and Chemical Structure, Response and Activity, and Thresholds Selective Toxicity, Animal Experimentation and In Vitro Methods Biomonitoring Epidemiology Environmental and Ecotoxicology Reflections, Research and Riskshow more