Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology

Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology

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This timely resource offers extensive discussions on the pharmacological, environmental, endocrinological, and natural factors that alter reproductive or developmental processes-elucidating the effects of toxicants on mechanisms of reproduction. Describing biological actions common to both genders as well as gender-specific processes, Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology provides an overview of the basic biology and physiology of organ systems affected by toxicants furnishes detailed examples of developmental toxicology analyzes germ cell toxicity and infertility covers the developmental effects of neurotoxicity considers periods of exposure and long-term toxicological consequences explains how gonadal processes may be susceptible to toxicants in other reproductive organ systems and more! With over 3700 bibliographic citations and more than 100 photographs, drawings, and tables, Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology is a useful reference for toxicologists; reproductive, developmental, cell, and molecular biologists; endocrinologists; biochemists; obstetricians/gynecologists; pediatricians; pharmacists and pharmacologists; physiologists; geneticists; poison control specialists; and upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and medical school students in these disciplines.Manipulating the Mouse Embryo: A Laboratory Manual (Hogan, B., Costantini, F., and Lacy, E., eds.). Cold Spring Harbor ... Res., 15:5. Iannaccone, P. M. (1984). Cancer Res., 44; 2785. Iannaccone, P. M. (1986). Terat. Carcinogen. Mutagen., 6 :237. Iannaccone ... Teratology, 46: 85. Kholkute, S. D. ... Kohler, M., Kundig, A., Reist, H. -W., and Michel, C. Environmental Chemicals and Early Development 43.

Title:Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology
Author:Kenneth S . Korach
Publisher:CRC Press - 1998-03-27


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