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Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisonsby Curtis D. Klaassen
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The most complete, trusted reference text covering the full span of medical toxicology
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"This reference stands alone as the basic text in the field of toxicology. This authoritative reference is written by many distinguished professionals in the field, and offers clear, concise descriptions of the key concepts in toxicology. It is extensive and complete, covering a broad range of topics in sufficient detail. Both as a reference and as an educational tool, this book exceeds its goal of serving as a reference for toxicologists, other scientists, and students of the discipline. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service
Long established as the gold standard in the field, Casarett and Doull's Toxicology equips you with an unsurpassed understanding of modern toxicology, including the principles, concepts, mechanisms, and modes of thought that are the foundation of the discipline. The new seventh edition features is updated throughout and includes many new contributors and new content on chemical terrorism.
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Like previous editions, the seventh continues as a text intended for graduate courses in toxicology, geared as well for courses in environmental health and related areas. The new edition incorporates progress, particularly in the areas of apoptosis, cytokines, growth factors, oncogenes, cell cycling, transcription factors, signaling pathways, and genomics, among other topics, as they contribute to understanding the mechanisms of toxicity. Material is arranged in sections on general principles, disposition of toxicants, non-organ- directed and target organ toxicity, agents, air pollution and ecotoxicology, and applications (food, forensic, clinical, occupational). Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
'Long established as the gold standard in the field, CasarettandDoull\'s Toxicology equips you with an unsurpassed understanding of modern toxicology, including the principles, concepts, mechanisms, and modes of thought that are the foundation of the discipline. The new edition features many new contributors, new content on chemical terrorism, and is updated throughout.'
About the Author
Curtis D. Klaasen, PhD, University Distinguished Professor and Chair, Kansas University School of Medicine; Kansas City, Kansas.
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