Pesticide Biotransformation and Disposition Book

Pesticide Biotransformation and Disposition


  • Author : Ernest Hodgson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123854827

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Pesticide Biotransformation and Disposition Excerpt :

Biotransformation of Pesticides is an updated, "one-stop" resource for academic, industry and regulatory scientists involved in research and regulatory activities related to pesticide biotransformation and human health. This book provides an in depth look at how pesticides are biotransformed, which is essential to understanding exposure, dose, toxicity and health risks. This essential reference contains the biotransformation of pesticides from uptake to excretion, including toxicokinetics and emphasizes metabolism in non-target species, including experimental animals and humans. Includes four new chapters and expanded material on pesticide biotransformation and disposition, an active area of pesticide toxicology that is becoming increasingly important for human health risk assessment Offers a practical and portable guide covering the most up-to-date research results on metabolic transformations of pesticides Provides scientists and regulatory researchers with the information they need to conduct accurate risk assessments and make informed decisions on which exposures to study further in human populations

Intentional Human Dosing Studies for EPA Regulatory Purposes Book

Intentional Human Dosing Studies for EPA Regulatory Purposes


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2004-06-04
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309166416

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The EPA commissioned The National Academies to provide advice on the vexing question of whether and, if so, under what circumstances EPA should accept and consider intentional human dosing studies conducted by companies or other sources outside the agency (so-called third parties) to gather evidence relating to the risks of a chemical or the conditions under which exposure to it could be judged safe. This report recommends that such studies be conducted and used for regulatory purposes only if all of several strict conditions are met, including the following: The study is necessary and scientifically valid, meaning that it addresses an important regulatory question that can't be answered with animal studies or nondosing human studies; The societal benefits of the study outweigh any anticipated risks to participants. At no time, even when benefits beyond improved regulation exist, can a human dosing study be justified that is anticipated to cause lasting harm to study participants; and All recognized ethical standards and procedures for protecting the interests of study participants are observed. In addition, EPA should establish a Human Studies Review Board (HSRB) to evaluate all human dosing studiesâ€"both at the beginning and upon completion of the experimentsâ€"if they are carried out with the intent of affecting the agency's policy-making.

Hayes  Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology Book

Hayes Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2010-02-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 2000
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080922010

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The Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology is a comprehensive, two-volume reference guide to the properties, effects, and regulation of pesticides that provides the latest and most complete information to researchers investigating the environmental, agricultural, veterinary, and human-health impacts of pesticide use. Written by international experts from academia, government, and the private sector, the Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology is an in-depth examination of critical issues related to the need for, use of, and nature of chemicals used in modern pest management. This updated 3e carries on the book’s tradition of serving as the definitive reference on pesticide toxicology and recognizes the seminal contribution of Wayland J. Hayes, Jr., co-Editor of the first edition. Feature: Presents a comprehensive look at all aspects of pesticide toxicology in one reference work. Benefit: Saves researchers time in quickly accessing the very latest definitive details on toxicity of specific pesticides as opposed to searching through thousands of journal articles. Feature: Clear exposition of hazard identification and dose response relationships in each chapter featuring pesticide agents and actions Benefit: Connects the experimental laboratory results to real-life applications in human health, animal health and the environment. Feature: All major classes of pesticide considered. Benefit: Provides relevance to a wider variety of researchers who are conducting comparative work in pesticides or their health impacts. Feature: Different routes of exposure critically evaluated. Benefit: Connects the loop between exposure and harmful affects to those who are researching the affects of pesticides on humans or wildlife.

Comprehensive Toxicology Book

Comprehensive Toxicology


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-12-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 8624
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081006122

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Comprehensive Toxicology, Third Edition, discusses chemical effects on biological systems, with a focus on understanding the mechanisms by which chemicals induce adverse health effects. Organized by organ system, this comprehensive reference work addresses the toxicological effects of chemicals on the immune system, the hematopoietic system, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, hepatic toxicology, renal toxicology, gastrointestinal toxicology, reproductive and endocrine toxicology, neuro and behavioral toxicology, developmental toxicology and carcinogenesis, also including critical sections that cover the general principles of toxicology, cellular and molecular toxicology, biotransformation and toxicology testing and evaluation. Each section is examined in state-of-the-art chapters written by domain experts, providing key information to support the investigations of researchers across the medical, veterinary, food, environment and chemical research industries, and national and international regulatory agencies. Thoroughly revised and expanded to 15 volumes that include the latest advances in research, and uniquely organized by organ system for ease of reference and diagnosis, this new edition is an essential reference for researchers of toxicology. Organized to cover both the fundamental principles of toxicology and unique aspects of major organ systems Thoroughly revised to include the latest advances in the toxicological effects of chemicals on the immune system Features additional coverage throughout and a new volume on toxicology of the hematopoietic system Presents in-depth, comprehensive coverage from an international author base of domain experts

Trends and Applications in Information Systems and Technologies Book

Trends and Applications in Information Systems and Technologies


  • Author : Álvaro Rocha
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-03-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 623
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030726515

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This book is composed of a selection of articles from The 2021 World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (WorldCIST'21), held online between 30 and 31 of March and 1 and 2 of April 2021 at Hangra de Heroismo, Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal. WorldCIST is a global forum for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss recent results and innovations, current trends, professional experiences and challenges of modern information systems and technologies research, together with their technological development and applications. The main topics covered are: A) Information and Knowledge Management; B) Organizational Models and Information Systems; C) Software and Systems Modeling; D) Software Systems, Architectures, Applications and Tools; E) Multimedia Systems and Applications; F) Computer Networks, Mobility and Pervasive Systems; G) Intelligent and Decision Support Systems; H) Big Data Analytics and Applications; I) Human–Computer Interaction; J) Ethics, Computers & Security; K) Health Informatics; L) Information Technologies in Education; M) Information Technologies in Radiocommunications; N) Technologies for Biomedical Applications.

Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings Book

Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings


  • Author : Donald P. Morgan
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 1989-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 207
  • ISBN 10 : 9780788131769

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Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings Excerpt :

Designed as guidance for emergency management, this manual deals almost entirely with short-term (acute) harmful effects of pesticides. Included is information on the health hazards of pesticides currently in use, along with current consensus recommendations for management of poisonings and injuries caused by them. Formatted for quick reference by through indexing, the book addresses poisoning by insecticides, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, rodenticides, fumigants, and other solvents, acaricides, repellents, and adjuvants. Indexed by symptoms and signs and by chemical and product names. Illustrated.

Pharmacokinetics and Toxicokinetic Considerations   Vol II Book

Pharmacokinetics and Toxicokinetic Considerations Vol II


  • Author : Rakesh Kumar Tekade
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2022-02-17
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 814
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323913164

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Pharmacokinetics and Toxicokinetic Considerations explains the central principles, cutting-edge methodologies, and incipient thought processes applied to toxicology research. As part of the Advances in Pharmaceutical Product Development and Research series, the book provides expert literature on dose, dosage regimen and dose adjustment, medication errors, and approaches for its prevention, the concept of pharmacotherapy, and managed care in clinical interventions. It expounds on strategies to revamp the pharmacokinetics of the drug and the factors affecting the stability of drugs and their metabolites in biological matrices. Finally, the book offers focused elaborations on various bioanalytical methods for bioavailability and bioequivalence assessment and integrates the wide-ranging principles and concepts shared by toxicokinetics and pharmacodynamics as mutual crosstalk rather than isolated observations. It will be helpful to researchers and advanced students working in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, biotechnology, food, and related industries including toxicologists, pharmacists, and pharmacologists. Allows readers to systematically integrate up-to-date research findings into their laboratory work Presents focused explorations of bioanalytical methods for bioavailability and bioequivalence assessment Provides clinical applications of concepts

Bionanotechnology in Cancer Book

Bionanotechnology in Cancer


  • Author : D. Sakthi Kumar
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-10-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429750403

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Bionanotechnology in Cancer Excerpt :

The cancer research world is looking forward to bionanotechnology to find the best solutions for a complete cure from cancer, which is not possible with the current established treatment methods. The past decade of research on nano imaging and drug delivery in cancer has witnessed many interesting papers and reviews, but there has not been a concise resource that discusses all fields related to nano cancer research in diagnosis and drug delivery. This book fills this gap and presents the latest bionano research in cancer, focusing on nanodiagnostics and nanotherapy. The book is organized into two sections. The section on nanodiagnostics focuses on topics such as diagnostic methods in cancer-related therapy and use of radiolabeled nanoparticles, magnetic nanoparticles, acoustically reflective nanoparticles, X-ray computed tomography, and optical nanoprobes for diagnosis. The section on nanotherapy focuses on nanomaterials in chemotherapy, magnetic nanoparticles for hyperthermia against cancer, phototherapy, nanotechnology-mediated radiation therapy, nanoparticle-mediated small-RNA deliveries for molecular therapies, and theranostics. The book will serve as the gateway to enter the beautiful and elegant field of bionanoscience, which is considered the last hope for the fight against cancer and will be a highly useful resource for the students, researchers, teachers, and curious readers working in this field or related fields.

Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings  5th Ed    Book

Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings 5th Ed


  • Author : J. Routt Reigart
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-06
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437914528

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Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings 5th Ed Excerpt :

This 5th ed. is an update and expansion of the 1989 4th ed. This EPA manual provides health professionals with information on the health hazards of pesticides currently in use, and current consensus recommendations for management of poisonings and injuries caused by them. As with previous updates, this new ed. incorporates new pesticide products that are not necessarily widely known among health professionals. Contents: (1) General Information: Introduction; General Principles in the Management of Acute Pesticide Poisonings; Environmental and Occupational History; (2) Insecticides; (3) Herbicides; (4) Other Pesticides; (5) Index of Signs and Symptoms; Index of Pesticide Products. Charts and tables.

Environmental Toxicology Book

Environmental Toxicology


  • Author : T.W. Moon
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005-02-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 0080458734

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Environmental Toxicology Excerpt :

This sixth volume in this established series deals with the biochemical responses of fish to different environmental/ecological factors. Environmental Toxicology captures vital issues affecting the responses of fish to the chemical surroundings of their environment. Chapters included in this volume identify the systems found in fish to deal with xenobiotics, hormonal interactions initiated in the presence of these chemicals, the unique mechanisms used by fish to adjust to the present chemicals, and the new and evolving mixtures of chemicals in their environment. Also included, is a crucial review of the new methods being applied in fish systems to understand the effects of xenobiotics to fish fitness - a key theme in environmental health and critical to the future of fish populations. * Entirely new topic discussion and most recent volume in the acclaimed series * Includes chapters detailed on a cellular level * Introduces discussion of pharmaceutical effects on fish

Pesticides Abstracts Book

Pesticides Abstracts


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1980
  • Genre: Pesticides
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : MSU:31293018297824

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Toxicology Research Projects Directory Book

Toxicology Research Projects Directory


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1977
  • Genre: Research
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105219384125

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Toxicology Research Projects Directory Excerpt :

An indexed directory of current research project abstracts in toxicology and related fields.

Food Safety Assessment Of Pesticide Residues Book

Food Safety Assessment Of Pesticide Residues


  • Author : Ambrus Arpad
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2017-01-05
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 9781786341709

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Pesticides are now accepted as an integral part of modern agricultural production. This book provides analysis of the steps taken by national and international bodies working towards a cohesive global strategy for evaluating the safety of residues in food that result from approved pesticide uses. Also described is the role of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Health Organization (WHO) and Codex Alimentarius in developing standards that protect the health of the consumers and ensure fair practices in the food trade. It goes on to look at the promotion of good agricultural practice in the use of pesticides and the need for control in their practical use. These include sampling, testing the compliance of marketed products against legal limits and verifying the effectiveness of the safety-based regulatory measures. This is a specialist book for those looking to go into the field of international food safety, for students and lecturers studying the topic, for policy makers working on public health and agricultural issues, and personnel responsible for taking samples and performing the analysis of pesticide formulations and residues.