Monday, August 06, 2018

Lu's Basic Toxicology: Fundamentals, Target Organs, and Risk Assessment, Seventh Edition 2017

Continuing a long tradition, Lu’s Basic Toxicology, Seventh Edition, provides guidance on principles of toxicology and testing procedures for toxicities as well as a concise yet detailed mechanism of both target organ and non-target organ toxicities. The book also addresses the toxic effects of chemicals and risk assessment, giving students and practicing toxicologists, the tools to enhance their practice. This edition includes new chapters on Systems Toxicology, Chemicals and Children, Toxicology of Reproductive Systems, providing the essentials of these topics in the same style as other chapters in the book. Separate subject and chemical indexes make this a useful, quick shelf reference.

Table of contents : 

Content: PART I: General Principles of Toxicology. History of Toxicology. Absorption, Distribution, and Excretion of Toxicants. Metabolism of Toxicants. Toxic Effects (Mechanisms of Toxic Effects). Modifying Factors of Toxic Effects. Conventional Toxicity Studies. Systems Toxicology. PART II: Testing Procedures for Nontarget Organ Toxicities. Carcinogenesis. Mutagenesis. Developmental Toxicology. Lactation. PART III: Target Organs and Systems. Toxicology of the Liver. Toxicology of the Kidney. Toxicology of the Immune System. Respiratory System Inhalation Toxicology. Toxicology of the Skin. Toxicology of the Eye. Toxicology of the Nervous System. Cardiovascular System. Toxicology of Reproductive Systems. Toxicology of the Endocrine System. PART IV: Toxic Substances and Risk Assessment. Food Additives and Contaminants. Toxicity of Pesticides. Nanotoxicology. Toxicity of Metals. Environmental Pollutants. Occupational Toxicology. Chemicals and Children. Clinical Toxicology. Risk Assessment and Regulatory Toxicology.