Advances in Molecular Toxicology

Advances in Molecular Toxicology

1st Edition - July 15, 2009

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  • Editor: James C. Fishbein
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080886268

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Advances in Molecular Toxicology features the latest advances in all of the subspecialties of the broad area of molecular toxicology. Toxicology is the study of poisons, and this series details the study of the molecular basis by which a vast array of agents encountered in the human environment and produced by the human body itself manifest themselves as toxins. Not strictly limited to documenting these examples, the series is also concerned with the complex web of chemical and biological events that give rise to toxin-induced symptoms and disease. The new technologies that are being harnessed to analyze and understand these events will also be reviewed by leading workers in the field. Advances in Molecular Toxicology will report progress in all aspects of these rapidly evolving molecular aspects of toxicology with a view toward detailed elucidation of both progress on the molecular level and on advances in technological approaches employed.

Key Features

* Cutting-edge reviews by leading workers in the discipline
* In-depth dissection of molecular aspects of interest to a broad range of scientists, physicians and any student in the allied disciplines
* Leading edge applications of technological innovations in chemistry, biochemistry and molecular medicine


For academics in the field of chemistry, biochemistry, toxicology, pharmacology medicine; for Government agencies and those in industry, pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturers

Table of Contents

  • 1. Recent developments in Mediterranean harmful algal events
    2. Mechanism of fiber carcinogenesis: From extranuclear target to Transforming Growth Factor signaling pathway
    3. Applications of quadrupole-linear ion trap mass spectrometry to the analysis of reactive metabolites in drug discovery and development
    4. Molecular aspects of neurotoxins in dopaminergic neurons
    5. Molecular mechanisms of 4 (methylnitrosamino)-1-(3 pyridyl)-1 butanone-induced lung carcinogenesis
    6. Disruption of heme synthesis by polyhalogenated aromatics
    7. Triplet carbonyls: A neglected family of reactive oxygen species

Product details

  • No. of pages: 248
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2009
  • Published: July 15, 2009
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080886268

About the Serial Editor

James C. Fishbein

Dr. James Fishbein works at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA

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