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Title Scientific frontiers in developmental toxicology and risk assessment / Committee on Developmental Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council
Published Washington, DC : National Academy Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 327 pages) : illustrations
Contents ""Cover""; ""Front Matter""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Executive Summary""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Developmental Defects and Their Causes""; ""3 Current Practices for Assessing Risk for Developmental Defects and Their Limitations""; ""4 Mechanisms of Developmental Toxicity""; ""5 Human Genetics and the Human Genome Project""; ""6 Recent Advances in Developmental Biology""; ""7 Using Model Animals to Assess and Understand Developmental Toxicity""; ""8 A Multilevel Approach to Improving Risk Assessment for Developmental Toxicity""
""9 Conclusions and Recommendations""""References""; ""Appendixes""; ""Appendix A Glossary""; ""Appendix B Database Descriptions""; ""Appendix C Signaling Pathways""; ""Appendix D Biographical Information on the Committee on Developmental Toxicology""; ""Index""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-277) and index
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Subject Abnormalities, Human -- Risk factors.
Developmental toxicology.
Health risk assessment.
Abnormalities, Drug-Induced.
Congenital Abnormalities -- etiology.
Congenital Abnormalities -- genetics.
Environmental Exposure -- adverse effects.
Risk Assessment.
Toxicology -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Life Sciences.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Developmental Toxicology.
ISBN 0309070864
0309501768 (electronic bk.)
9780309501767 (electronic bk.)