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Main Title Casarett and Doull's toxicology : the basic science of poisons /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Klaassen, Curtis D.,
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education,
Year Published 2019
Stock Number 118212
OCLC Number 1029093652
ISBN 9781259863745; 1259863743
Subjects Toxicology ; MEDICAL--Pharmacology ; Poisoning--physiopathology ; Toxicology--methods ; Poisons
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBR Dsk RA1211.C296 2019 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 09/16/2019
Edition Ninth edition.
Collation xiii, 1620 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
"The gold-standard text on the science of poisons updated to capture the latest breakthroughs and developments Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Sciences of Poisons is the most trusted all-in-one overview of the biomedical and environmental aspects of toxicology. Presented in full color, it delivers a skill-building review of the basic components of toxicology, including general principles, modes of action, and chemical-specific toxicity. Spanning the entire field, Casarett & Doull's is considered to be the ultimate authority in toxicology. The Ninth Edition has been extensively updated by each chapter author and is enhanced by the addition of all-new chapters on timely topics such as computational toxicology and auditory toxicology. The extensive use of tables, illustrations, and other visuals make the information easy to understand and remember"-- "This edition reflects the progress made in toxicology during the last few years. For example the importance of apoptosis, autophagy, cytokines, growth factors, oncogenes, cell cycling, receptors, gene regulation, protective mechanisms, repair mechanisms, transcription factors, signaling pathways, transgenic mice, knock-out mice, humanized mice, polymorphisms, microarray technology, second-generation sequencing, genomics, proteomics, epigenetics, exposome, microbiota, read across, adverse outcome pathways, high-content screening, computational toxicology, innovative test methods, organ-on-a-chip, etc. in understanding the mechanisms of toxicity and the regulation of chemicals"-- Unit I: General principles of toxicology -- Unit II: Disposition of toxicants -- Unit III: Non-organ directed toxicity -- Unit IV: Target organ toxicity -- Unit V: Toxic agents -- Unit VI: Environmental toxicology -- Unit VII: Applications of toxicology.