This new edition of a successful book continues to emphasize the applied aspects of toxicology, while extending its scope beyond the industrial setting to include environmental toxicology.
Edition/Copyright:2ND 00 Cover: Print On Demand Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published: 03/28/2000 International: No
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Williams Phillip L. : University of Georgia
Phillip L. Williams, PhD, is Associate Professor of Environmental Health Science at the University of Georgia, Athens.
James, Robert C. : University of Flordia
Robert C. James, PhD, is President of TERRA, Inc., Tallahassee, Florida, and Associate Scientist at the Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology at the University of Florida, Gainesville.
Roberts, Stephen M. : University of Flordia
Stephen M. Roberts, PhD, is Professor and Program Director of the Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology at the University of Florida, Gainesville.
"This textbook covers the theory and practical application of toxicological studies in both industrial settings and the ambient environment."
-- Industry and Environment Vol. 23, no. 1-2 January-June 2000
Submitted by Publisher, August, 2001
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General Principles of Toxicology (R. James, et al.). Absorption, Distribution, and Elimination of Toxic Agents (E. O'Flaherty). Biotransformation: A Balance between Bioactivation and Detoxification (M. Franklin & G. Yost). Hematotoxicity: Chemically Induced Toxicity of the Blood (R. Budinsky). Hepatotoxicity: Toxic Effects on the Liver (S. Roberts, et al.). Nephrotoxicity: Toxic Responses of the Kidney (P. Middendorf & P. Williams). Neurotoxicity: Toxic Responses of the Nervous System (S. Donkin & P. Williams). Dermal and Ocular Toxicology: Toxic Effects of the Skin and Eyes (W. Salminen & S. Roberts). Pulmonotoxicity: Toxic Effects in the Lung (C. Dallas). Immunotoxicity: Toxic Effects on the Immune System (S. Roberts & L. Adams).
SPECIFIC AREAS OF CONCERN.
Reproductive Toxicology (R. DeMott & C. Borgert). Mutagenesis and Genetic Toxicology (C. Teaf & P. Middendorf). Chemical Carcinogenesis (R. James & C. Saranko). Properties and Effects of Metals (S. Donkin, et al.). Properties and Effects of Pesticides (J. Britt). Properties and Effects of Organic Solvents (C. Teaf). Properties and Effects of Natural Toxins and Venoms (W. Kem).
Risk Assessment (R. James, et al.). Example of Risk Assessment Applications (A. Nye, et al.). Occupational and Environmental Health (F. Gerr, et al.). Epidemiologic Issues in Occupational and Environmental Health (L. Fleming & J. Bean). Controlling Occupational and Environmental Health Hazards (P. Middendorf & D. Jacobs).
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