Neurotoxicology  book cover
1st Edition


ISBN 9780367450281
Published December 2, 2019 by CRC Press
640 Pages

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Book Description

Neurotoxicology provides a thorough understanding of neurotoxicology through its integration of multilateral ideas covering several disciplines, including chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, and pathology. It discusses neurotoxic agents, describes the methods for studying neurotoxic actions, covers factors affecting neurotoxicity, and includes the diagnosis and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders.
Neurotoxicology is an excellent reference for graduate and medical students, researchers in neurotoxicology, regulatory toxicologists, industrial hygienists, and anyone who needs to understand the adverse affects of neurotoxic agents on the nervous system.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction 1. Introduction Part II: Cellular Neuroanatomy 2. Cellular Neuroanatomy Part III: Mechanisms of Neurotoxicity Section A: Biochemical Studies 3. Cytoskeletal Proteins 4. Neurotypic and Gliotypic Proteins as Biochemical Indicators of Neurotoxicity 5. Axonal Transport 6. Neurotransmitter Receptors Section B: Electrophysiological Studies 7. Cellular Electrophysiology 8. Electromyographic Methods 9. Brain Slices Section C: Pathological Studies 10. Basic Histopathological Alterations in the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems: Classification, Identification, Approaches, and Techniques Part IV: Factors Affecting Neurotoxicity 11. Disposition, Metabolism, and Toxicokinetics 12. Developmental Neurotoxicology 13. Nutrition and Neurotoxicology 14. Alcohol and Neurotoxicology Part V: Neurotoxic Agents 15. Metals 16. Solvents 17. Gases and Vapors 18. Pesticides 19. Drugs of Abuse 20. Naturally Occurring Toxins Part VI: Evaluation and Diagnosis of Neurotoxicity 21. Principles and Methods for Evaluating Neurotoxicity in Test Animals 22. Neurobehavioral Toxicology 23. The Neurological Examination

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