Table of Contents

Foreword
General
Introduction
General Principles of Veterinary Toxicology
Pharmacokinetics in Veterinary Toxicology
Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Modeling
Mechanism of Toxicity
Toxicological Testing: In Vitro in Vivo Models
Epidemiology of Poisoning Cases
Chemical Terrorism
Regulatory Considerations in Veterinary Toxicology
Legal Considerations in Veterinary Toxicology
Organ Toxicity
Nervous System Toxicity
Hepatic Toxicity
Renal Toxicity
Respiratory Toxicity
Cardiovascular Toxicity
Endocrine Disruption
Reproductive Toxicity
Placental Toxicity
Dermal Toxicity
Hematopoietic System Toxicity
Immunotoxicity
Nanoparticles, Radiation
Biomedical responses of Nanoparticles
Oxidative Stress
Radiation Materials
Carcinogenesis: Molecular mechanism
Drugs of Use
Toxicity of Over -the-Counter Drugs
Toxicity of Drugs of Abuse
Metals
Arsenic
Cadmium
Copper
Fluoride
Iron
Lead
Mercury
Molybdenum
Phosphorus
Selenium
Sodium Chloride
Sulfur
Zinc
Other Elements (Aluminum, Chromium, Cobalt, Iodine, Manganese, Tin)
Insecticides
Organophosphates
Organochlorines
Pyrethrins, Pyrethroids Insecticides
Rodenticides

Details

No. of pages:
1224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123704672
Electronic ISBN:
9780080481609

About the authors

Ramesh C. Gupta

Dr. Ramesh C. Gupta, Professor & Head of Toxicology Department at Murray State university, is engaged in experimental brain research in relation to Alzheimer(s) disease (AD) and pesticide toxicity. He has delivered lectures in Australia, Italy, Japan, Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Czech Republic, China, South Korea, and Sweden. He served the panels of NIH, CDC, NIOSH, and NAS. He has >350 publications to his credit, including six major books: (1) Toxicology of Organophosphate and Carbamate Compounds, (2) Veterinary Toxicology: Basic and Clinical Principles, (3) Handbook of Toxicology of Chemical Warfare Agents, (4) Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology, (5) Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology, and (6) Biomarkers in Toxicology. He is recipient of Murray State University's distinguished researcher award of the year-2006. He is a diplomate of American Board of Toxicology, and fellow of American College of Toxicology, American College of Nutrition, and Academy of Toxicological Sciences.

Affiliations and Expertise

DVM, MVSc, PhD, DABT, FACT, FACN, FATS, Professor and Head, Toxicology Department, Breathitt Veterinary Center, Murray State University, Hopkinsville, KY, USA

Ramesh C. Gupta

Dr. Ramesh C. Gupta, Professor & Head of Toxicology Department at Murray State university, is engaged in experimental brain research in relation to Alzheimer(s) disease (AD) and pesticide toxicity. He has delivered lectures in Australia, Italy, Japan, Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Czech Republic, China, South Korea, and Sweden. He served the panels of NIH, CDC, NIOSH, and NAS. He has >350 publications to his credit, including six major books: (1) Toxicology of Organophosphate and Carbamate Compounds, (2) Veterinary Toxicology: Basic and Clinical Principles, (3) Handbook of Toxicology of Chemical Warfare Agents, (4) Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology, (5) Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology, and (6) Biomarkers in Toxicology. He is recipient of Murray State University's distinguished researcher award of the year-2006. He is a diplomate of American Board of Toxicology, and fellow of American College of Toxicology, American College of Nutrition, and Academy of Toxicological Sciences.

Affiliations and Expertise

DVM, MVSc, PhD, DABT, FACT, FACN, FATS, Professor and Head, Toxicology Department, Breathitt Veterinary Center, Murray State University, Hopkinsville, KY, USA