||Biological effects of low level exposures to chemicals and radiation /
|| Lewis Publishers,
Toxicology--Dose-response relationship--Congresses ;
Low-level radiation--Dose-response relationship--Congresses ;
Biologisch effect ;
Verbindingen (chemie) ;
Adaptation, Physiological--drug effects ;
Adaptation, Physiological--radiation effects ;
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug ;
Dose-Response Relationship, Radiation
||xi, 155 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Based on a workshop held April 30 and May 1, 1991 at the University of Massachusetts. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Hypotheses on mammalian aging, toxicity, and longevity hormesis: explication by a generalized gompertz function / Harold Boxenbaum -- The role of the "Stress Protein Response" in hormesis / Joan Smith-Sonneborn -- DNA repair: as influenced by age, nutrition, and exposure to toxic substances / Ronald Hart [and others] -- Biochemical mechanisms of biphasic dose-response relationships: role of hormesis / Harihara M. Mehendale -- Effects of low-dose radiation on the immune response / Robert E. Anderson -- Cellular adaptation as an important response during chemical carcinogenesis / Emmanuel Farber -- Biostatistical approaches for modeling u-shaped dose-response curves and study design considerations in assessing the biological effects of low doses / Tom Downs.