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Neurotoxicology

1st Edition

By Mohamed B. Abou-Donia

CRC Press

640 pages

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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

Introduction

Introduction, M.B. Abou-Donia

Cellular Neuroanatomy

Cellular Neuroanatomy, N. Cant). Mechanisms of Neurotoxicity

Cytoskeletal Proteins, D.M. Lapadula and M.B. Abou-Donia

Neurotypic and Gliotypic Proteins as Biochemical Indicators of Neurotoxicity, J.P. O'Callaghan

Axonal Transport, J.F. Goodrum and P. Morell

Neurotransmitter Receptors, S. Bondy and S.F. Ali

Cellular Electrophysiology, T. Narahashi

Electromyographic Methods, R.J. Anderson

Brain Slices, P.G. Aitken

PATHOLOGICAL STUDIES. Basic Histopathological Alterations in the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems: Classification, Identification, Approaches and Techniques, L.W. Chang

Factors Affecting Neurotoxicity

Disposition, Metabolism, and Toxicokinetics, M.B. Abou-Donia

Developmental Neurotoxicology, C.M. Kuhn and R.B. Mailman

Nutrition and Neurotoxicology, M. Abou-Donia

Alcohol and Neurotoxicology, M.B. Abou-Donia

Neurotoxic Agents

Metals, M.B. Abou-Donia

Solvents, M.B. Abou-Donia

Gasses and Vapors, M.B. Abou-Donia

Pesticides, M.B. Abou-Donia

Drugs of Abuse, M.B. Abou-Donia

Naturally Occurring Toxins, M.B. Abou-Donia

Evaluation and Diagnosis of Neurotoxicity

Principles and Methods for Evaluating Neurotoxicity in Test Animals, M.B. Abou-Donia

Neurobehavioral Toxicology, H.A. Tilson and G.J. Harry

The Neurological Examination, C.S. Payne

Index.

About the Authors

Abou-Donia\, Mohamed B.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED096000
MEDICAL / Toxicology
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
SCI089000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience