Developmental Neurotoxicology Research

Principles, Models, Techniques, Strategies, and Mechanisms
Product Number: EB00061869
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780470922743
Publisher: Wiley
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Description

This book describes how systems biology, pharmacogenomic and behavioral approaches, as applied to neurodevelopmental toxicology, provide a structure to arrange information in a biological model. Authors review and discuss approaches that can be used as effective tools to dissect mechanisms underlying pharmacological and toxicological phenomena associated with the exposure to drugs or environmental toxicants during development. This book presents cross-cutting research tools and animal models, along with applications to the studies associated with potential anesthetic-induced developmental neurotoxicity; the developmental basis of adolescent or adult onset of disease; risk assessment of methyl mercury and its effects on neurodevelopment; challenges in the field to identify environmental factors of relevance to autism; and the strategy and progress of epilepsy research.

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Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Apr 12, 2011

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