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Title Adrenal toxicology / edited by Philip W. Harvey, David Everett, Christopher J. Springall
Published New York : Informa Healthcare, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 310 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Series Target organ toxicology series ; v. 26
Target organ toxicology series ; v. 26
Contents Adrenal toxicology : molecular targets, endocrine mechanisms, hormonal interactions, assessment models, and species differences in toxicity / Philip W. Harvey, David J. Everett, and Christopher J. Springall -- An overview of human adrenal dysfunction / Richard I.G. Holt and Neil A. Hanley -- The hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical axis : endocrinology, pharmacology, pathophysiology, and developmental effects / Julia C. Buckingham -- The adrenal medulla as a target organ in toxicologic studies of rats and mice / Susan A. Elmore, Abraham Nyska, and Arthur S. Tischler -- Adrenal gland background pathology of primates in toxicological studies / Joachim Kaspareit -- Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal toxicity in dogs / Dorothy B. Colagiovanni and Dennis J. Meyer -- Adrenocortical toxicology in vitro : assessment of steroidogenic enzyme expression and steroid production in H295R cells / Thomas Sanderson -- Comparisons of adrenocortical cell lines as in vitro test systems / Jeniel Parmar and William Rainey -- Glucocorticoid pharmacotoxicological interactions and modulation of toxicity / Qin M. Chen and Haipeng Sun -- Adrenocortical toxicology in fishes / Alice Hontela and Mathilakath M. Vijayan -- Adrenocortical toxicology in birds : environmental contaminants and the avian response to stress / Raquel Baos and Julio Blas
Summary "Adrenal Toxicology addresses the increased interest in adrenocortical toxicology and the need for a resource that makes techniques available to examine adrenal endocrine disruption. Examining current techniques and the latest advancements the book reviews the endocrinology, pharmacology, pathology and toxicology of the adrenal gland. It provides information on the range of drugs and chemicals that affect adrenocortical function and suggests standardized approaches for in vivo and in vitro assessment."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Adrenal glands -- Effect of drugs on.
Adrenal glands -- Toxicology.
Adrenal Glands -- drug effects.
Adrenal Glands -- physiology.
Adrenal Cortex Diseases -- chemically induced.
Adrenal Cortex Diseases -- physiopathology.
Toxicology -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Everett, David J., 1953-
Harvey, Philip W.
Springall, Christopher J.
ISBN 1420061305 (electronic bk.)
9781420061307 (electronic bk.)
(Cloth)
(hbk.)