Description

Examines endocrine toxicology?s increased importance in environmental safety issues due to legislative directives established over the past ten years. With contributions by international experts in academia, chemical manufacturing, government research laboratories, regulatory agencies, and private consulting, this guide explores the potentially damaging influence of environmental agents on the endocrine system.


Key Features:-

  • putative endocrine disruptors and mechanisms of endocrine toxicity
  • the history and status of the regulatory process
  • mechanisms of toxic effects in various hormonal systems
  • comparisons of the endocrine responses in humans, livestock, and wildlife
  • testing methods in mammalian, fish, avian, and amphibian models
  • valuable insight into the approaches of various personnel in the field, including: government offici

More Details about Endocrine Toxicology 3e (HB)

General Information  
Author(s)Eldridge
PublisherInforma Healthcare
Edition3
ISBN9781420093094
Pages408
BindingHard Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2010