Biomarkers in Toxicology

Edited by

  • Ramesh C. Gupta, Professor and Head, Toxicology Department, Breathitt Veterinary Center, Murray State University, Hopkinsville, KY, USA

Biomarkers in Toxicology is a timely and comprehensive reference dedicated to all aspects of biomarkers that relate to chemical exposure and their effects on biological systems. This book includes both vertebrate and non-vertebrate species models for toxicological testing and development of biomarkers. Divided into several key sections, this reference volume contains chapters devoted to topics in molecular-cellular toxicology, as well as a look at the latest cutting-edge technologies used to detect biomarkers of exposure and effects. Each chapter also contains several references to the current literature and important resources for further reading. Given this comprehensive treatment, Biomarkers in Toxicology is an essential reference for all those interested in biomarkers across several scientific and biomedical fields.
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Toxicologists, pharmacologists, biotechnologists, biologists, health professionals, environmental health specialists, and biomedical researchers in academic, industry and regulatory settings.


Book information

  • Published: February 2014
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-404630-6

Table of Contents

Section I – General

Section II – System Toxicity Biomarkers

Section III – Agents Toxicity Biomarkers

Section IV – Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals

Section V – Biomarkers of Solvents, Gases and Petroleum Products Toxicity

Section VI – Biomarkers of Radiation, Nanoparticles, Carcinogenesis

Section VII – Special Topics

Section VIII – Applications of Biomarkers in Toxicology