6th Edition

Lu's Basic Toxicology Fundamentals, Target Organs, and Risk Assessment, Sixth Edition

By Byung-Mu Lee Copyright 2012
    416 Pages
    by CRC Press

    This new edition of our bestselling book, Lu�s Basic Toxicology, provides a number of key benefits that make it a must-read for toxicology specialists worldwide, including: Revision of a Bestseller - the new Sixth Edition provides the critical updates toxicologists need to keep up with the changing times New Information - on over-the-counter preparations, lactation, and occupational toxicology, providing clarity and insight into a rapidly evolving subject Comprehensive - Updated, topical additions - new chapters on Nanotoxicology and Toxicity of Endocrine System provide you with information not currently available elsewhere Expert Editors - Kacew and Lee offers a distillation of decades and research and teaching experience in toxicology, providing authoritative guidance for both students and practicing professionals Practical- Easy to read information at your fingertips - In-depth, yet concise presentation of material � split into four key sections that include separate subject and chemical indexes all while in the 6 x 9 format makes this a useful, quick pocket-guide for the more experienced researcher.

    General Principles of Toxicology. Testing Procedures for Conventional and Nontarget Organ Toxicities. Target Organs and Systems. Toxic Substances and Risk Assessment.


    Professor Sam Kacew, B.Sc.(McGill), M.Sc.(Ott.), Ph.D.(ibid.) is professor of toxicology and associate director of toxicology at the Institute of Population Health Risk Assessment, the University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

    Professor Byung-Mu Lee, B.S., M.S., M.S.P.H., Dr.P.H. is professor of toxicology at Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea. He is associate editor of the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, associate editor of food and chemical toxicology and an editorial board member of Environmental Health Perspectives.