Description

This leading textbook in the field examines the mechanisms underlying toxicity, particularly the events at the molecular level and the factors that determine and affect toxicity. The new edition is updated to reflect the latest research into the biochemical basis of toxicology and the growing concerns over the adverse effects of drugs, environmental pollution, and occupational hazards. Principles of Biochemical Toxicology, Fourth Edition thoroughly explains dose-response relationships, disposition and metabolism, and toxic responses to foreign compounds, and presents detailed examples to make the mechanisms of toxicity more accessible to students encountering the subject for the first time. Comprehensive in scope with a clear and concise approach, the text includes summary sections, questions and model answers, and thoroughly revised artwork that serves as an essential aid to learning and teaching.


Key Features:-

  • reorganized sections that cover basic principles followed by sections on different types of toxicity
  • extensive use of examples throughout and numerous explanatory diagrams
  • new material on risk assessment, export systems, oxidative stress, Thalidomide, Tamoxifen and asbest
  • questions with answers for each chapter for review and self-checking
  • expanded and updated chapter bibliographies

More Details about Principles of Biochemical Toxicology 4e (PB)

General Information  
Author(s)Timbrell
PublisherInforma Healthcare
Edition4
ISBN9780849373022
Pages453
BindingPaper Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2009