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Systems Biology in Toxicology and Environmental Health

Systems Biology in Toxicology and Environmental Health
  • Author : Rebecca Fry
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 June 2015
  • ISBN : 0128015683
  • Pages : 284 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Systems Biology in Toxicology and Environmental Health uses a systems biological perspective to detail the most recent findings that link environmental exposures to human disease, providing an overview of molecular pathways that are essential for cellular survival after exposure to environmental toxicants, recent findings on gene-environment interactions influencing environmental agent-induced diseases, and the development of computational methods to predict susceptibility to environmental agents. Introductory chapters on molecular and cellular biology, toxicology and computational biology are included as well as an assessment of systems-based tools used to evaluate environmental health risks. Further topics include research on environmental toxicants relevant to human health and disease, various high-throughput technologies and computational methods, along with descriptions of the biological pathways associated with disease and the developmental origins of disease as they relate to environmental contaminants. Systems Biology in Toxicology and Environmental Health is an essential reference for undergraduate students, graduate students, and researchers looking for an introduction in the use of systems biology approaches to assess environmental exposures and their impacts on human health. Provides the first reference of its kind, demonstrating the application of systems biology in environmental health and toxicology Includes introductions to the diverse fields of molecular and cellular biology, toxicology, and computational biology Presents a foundation that helps users understand the connections between the environment and health effects, and the biological mechanisms that link them


Systems Biology in Toxicology and Environmental Health

Systems Biology in Toxicology and Environmental Health
  • Author : Rebecca Fry
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 June 2015
GET THIS BOOKSystems Biology in Toxicology and Environmental Health

Systems Biology in Toxicology and Environmental Health uses a systems biological perspective to detail the most recent findings that link environmental exposures to human disease, providing an overview of molecular pathways that are essential for cellular survival after exposure to environmental toxicants, recent findings on gene-environment interactions influencing environmental agent-induced diseases, and the development of computational methods to predict susceptibility to environmental agents. Introductory chapters on molecular and cellular biology, toxicology and computational biology are included as well as an


Systems Biology in Toxicology and Environmental Health

Systems Biology in Toxicology and Environmental Health
  • Author : Rebecca Fry
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 June 2015
GET THIS BOOKSystems Biology in Toxicology and Environmental Health

Systems Biology in Toxicology and Environmental Health uses a systems biological perspective to detail the most recent findings that link environmental exposures to human disease, providing an overview of molecular pathways that are essential for cellular survival after exposure to environmental toxicants, recent findings on gene-environment interactions influencing environmental agent-induced diseases, and the development of computational methods to predict susceptibility to environmental agents. Introductory chapters on molecular and cellular biology, toxicology and computational biology are included as well as an


Environmental Toxicology

Environmental Toxicology
  • Author : Ming-Ho Yu,Humio Tsunoda
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 28 October 2004
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An Indispensable Reference of Air, Soil, and Water Pollutants This second edition of Environmental Toxicology focuses on the biological and health effects toxins have on living organisms. It also stresses the relationship between human activity and the environment, relating changes in the environment with the changing patterns of human d


Environmental Epigenetics in Toxicology and Public Health

Environmental Epigenetics in Toxicology and Public Health
  • Author : Rebecca Fry
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 23 October 2020
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental Epigenetics in Toxicology and Public Health

Environmental Epigenetics in Toxicology and Public Health provides in-depth discussions of the suite of complex environmental factors shown to impact epigenetic components within the cell, as well as evidence that these epigenetic modifications are tied to early and later life health effects. This book offers a translational research perspective, highlighting both in vivo and human population-based evidence for ties between the environment, the epigenome, and health outcomes, with an emphasis on evidence for transgenerational effects of exposures, as well as


Statistics for Environmental Biology and Toxicology

Statistics for Environmental Biology and Toxicology
  • Author : A.John Bailer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 April 2020
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Statistics for Environmental Biology and Toxicology presents and illustrates statistical methods appropriate for the analysis of environmental data obtained in biological or toxicological experiments. Beginning with basic probability and statistical inferences, this text progresses through non-linear and generalized linear models, trend testing, time-to-event data and analysis of cross-classified tabular and categorical data. For the more complex analyses, extensive examples including SAS and S-PLUS programming code are provided to assist the reader when implementing the methods in practice.



Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Resources

Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Resources
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Committee on Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Resources for Health Professionals
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 10 February 1997
GET THIS BOOKToxicology and Environmental Health Information Resources

The environment is increasingly recognized as having a powerful effect on human and ecological health, as well as on specific types of human morbidity, mortality, and disability. While the public relies heavily on federal and state regulatory agencies for protection from exposures to hazardous substances, it often looks to health professionals for information about routes of exposure and the nature and extent of associated adverse health consequences. However, most health professionals acquire only a minimal knowledge of toxicology during their


Toxicology and Human Environments

Toxicology and Human Environments
  • Author : Ernest Hodgson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKToxicology and Human Environments

Environmental toxicology is generally held to be the study of the potential of constituents of outdoor environments to impact either human health or the biological structure of the ecosystems involved. This volume is a first attempt to integrate toxicological studies of all of the many human environments, both indoor and outdoor, and their complex interrelationships. Included are considerations of natural environments, the agroecosystem, occupational, urban and domestic environments as well as the environment associated with Superfund sites and military deployments.


Computational Systems Pharmacology and Toxicology

Computational Systems Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Author : Rudy J Richardson,Dale E Johnson
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release : 03 March 2017
GET THIS BOOKComputational Systems Pharmacology and Toxicology

The network approaches of systems pharmacology and toxicology serve as early predictors of the most relevant screening approach to pursue both in drug discovery and development and ecotoxicological assessments. Computational approaches have the potential to improve toxicological experimental design, enable more rapid drug efficacy and safety testing and also reduce the number of animals used in experimentation. Rapid advances in availability of computing technology hold tremendous promise for advancing applied and basic science and increasing the efficiency of risk assessment.


Information Resources in Toxicology

Information Resources in Toxicology
  • Author : Steve Gilbert,Asish Mohapatra,Sol Bobst,Antoinette Hayes,Sara T. Humes
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 May 2020
GET THIS BOOKInformation Resources in Toxicology

This new fifth edition of Information Resources in Toxicology offers a consolidated entry portal for the study, research, and practice of toxicology. Both volumes represents a unique, wide-ranging, curated, international, annotated bibliography, and directory of major resources in toxicology and allied fields such as environmental and occupational health, chemical safety, and risk assessment. The editors and authors are among the leaders of the profession sharing their cumulative wisdom in toxicology’s subdisciplines. This edition keeps pace with the digital world


Environmental Toxicology

Environmental Toxicology
  • Author : Ming-Ho Yu,Humio Tsunoda
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 27 June 2000
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental Toxicology

How are pollutants transformed after their release into the environment? How are organisms exposed, and how do physiological alterations impact population dynamics and community structure? What direct or indirect impacts occur? As early as the 50s and 60s people living near industrial plants began to recognize undesirable changes in their environment - and to ask these very questions. The discipline of environmental toxicology addresses these questions. Written by an expert with over twenty years experience, Environmental Toxicology covers the physiological


Challenges in Endocrine Disruptor Toxicology and Risk Assessment

Challenges in Endocrine Disruptor Toxicology and Risk Assessment
  • Author : Alberto Mantovani,Alexandra Fucic
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release : 08 December 2020
GET THIS BOOKChallenges in Endocrine Disruptor Toxicology and Risk Assessment

Insight into the role of hormones, particularly estrogen and testosterone, in health and disease etiology – including interactions with other hormone pathways – has dramatically changed. Estrogen and androgen receptors, with their polymorphisms, are key molecules in all tissues and are involved in a number of homeostatic mechanisms but also pathological processes including carcinogenesis and the development of metabolic and neurological disorders such as diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) can interfere with the endocrine (hormone) systems at certain


Ecosystems and Human Health

Ecosystems and Human Health
  • Author : Richard B. Philp
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 15 September 2015
GET THIS BOOKEcosystems and Human Health

Since the second edition of this text was published, many new environmental incidents have occurred, including another nuclear disaster, a mine disaster in the United States, and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Updated throughout the text, Ecosystems and Human Health: Toxicology and Environmental Hazards, Third Edition explores the broad range of environmental and human health aspects of chemical and biological hazards—from natural toxins and disasters to man-made pollutants and environmental crises. The book begins with the basic principles


History of Toxicology and Environmental Health

History of Toxicology and Environmental Health
  • Author : Philip Wexler
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 25 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKHistory of Toxicology and Environmental Health

Toxicology in Antiquity is the first in a series of short format works covering key accomplishments, scientists, and events in the broad field of toxicology, including environmental health and chemical safety. This first volume sets the tone for the series and starts at the very beginning, historically speaking, with a look at toxicology in ancient times. The book explains that before scientific research methods were developed, toxicology thrived as a very practical discipline. People living in ancient civilizations readily learned


Hormesis

Hormesis
  • Author : Mark P. Mattson,Edward J. Calabrese
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 01 December 2009
GET THIS BOOKHormesis

Hormesis is a poorly understood phenomenon affecting all forms of life on earth. This groundbreaking book summarizes and analyzes the various positives of hormesis in an attempt to reveal hormesis as a fundamental principle of biomedical sciences as a whole.