toxicology

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the branch of pharmacology that deals with the nature and effects and treatments of poisons

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The new version includes bioanalytical, metabolism, and reproductive and developmental toxicology data in addition to schedules and reference information.
Jeanne Stadler, a well-known consultant who specializes in reproductive and developmental toxicology.
Developmental toxicology is the study of hazard and risk associated with exposure to toxicants during prenatal development and effects on the developmental process until puberty, while reproductive toxicology is the study of adverse effects of toxicants on the reproductive processes of both sexes and the causes of such effects.
Recent developments in regulatory requirements for developmental toxicology.
He was overall co- ordinator for 23 laboratories involved in the European Union BIOTECH initiative on In Vitro Developmental Toxicology.
The National Research Council Committee on Developmental Toxicology (NRC 2000) has suggested that model organisms such as those listed above for which the outcome of a perturbation in a specific signaling pathway is easily measured could be used as preliminary screens for toxicity.
Its work involves toxicity mechanisms, transgenics, risk assessment and other research areas, in addition to analysis, microbiology, developmental toxicology, neurotoxicology and information management methods development.
It has since evolved into an advanced aquatic animal facility with laboratories supporting four core research areas: signal transduction and endocrine disruption, metals toxicology and neurotoxicology, the use of zebrafish as a model organism for developmental toxicology, and behavioral toxicology.
Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology is a comprehensive and authoritative resource providing the latest literature enriched with relevant references describing every aspect of this area of science.
Scientific Frontiers in Developmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment.
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