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Temperature and Toxicology

An Integrative, Comparative, and Environmental Approach, 1st Edition

By Christopher J. Gordon

CRC Press

338 pages

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Thermoregulation is vital for survival but the interplay between toxic insults and thermoregulatory mechanisms is often poorly understood. Temperature and Toxicology: An Integrative, Comparative, and Environmental Approach is the first major text to study the integrative thermoregulatory responses of mammals that are exposed to toxicants. Because e

Table of Contents

Introduction. Principles of temperature regulation. Acute toxic thermoregulatory responses. Temperature effects on chemical toxicity. Regulated hypothermia: An adaptive response to toxic insult. Fever and hyperthermia. Environmental stress. Comparative physiological responses. Genetic variability and molecular markers. Toxins and venoms.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED005000
MEDICAL / Anatomy
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
MED096000
MEDICAL / Toxicology