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Introduction To Toxicology By John Timbrell (Professor of Biochemical Toxicology, Department of Pharmacy, Kings College, London, UK)

Summary

This second edition of an introductory toxicology text features updated information and new examples, a bibliography and glossary, and essay type questions at the end of each chapter. Absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion, exposure and response are covered and clarified with examples.

Introduction To Toxicology Summary

Introduction To Toxicology by John Timbrell (Professor of Biochemical Toxicology, Department of Pharmacy, Kings College, London, UK)

Since the publication of the first edition of this text, toxicology has become a more mature science and the number of courses has greatly increased. The need for an introductory text is, therefore, growing. This second edition caters for this need in a clear and easy-to-read style, featuring updated information and new examples, an extensively revised bibliography, essay type questions at the end of each chapter, illustrations and a glossary.; The fundamental principles of absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion are described in the introductory chapters, as are the types of exposure and response. In subsequent chapters these are clarified with the use of carefully chosen examples. Among the topics considered are the potential adverse effects of drugs, pesticides, food additives and industrial chemicals.

Table of Contents

Disposition of Toxic Compunds; Types of Exposure and Response; Drugs as Toxic Substances; Industrial Chemicals; Food Additives and Contaminants; Pesticides; Environmental Pollutants; Natural Products; Household Products; Toxicity Testing and Risk Assessment.

Additional information

GOR001218933
9780748402410
0748402411
Introduction To Toxicology by John Timbrell (Professor of Biochemical Toxicology, Department of Pharmacy, Kings College, London, UK)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1995-02-27
167
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