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Species specific potential of invertebrates for toxicological research

Hans Elmar Kaiser

Species specific potential of invertebrates for toxicological research

by Hans Elmar Kaiser

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Published by University Park Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Toxicology, Experimental.,
  • Invertebrates as laboratory animals.,
  • Invertebrates.,
  • Diseases -- Animal models.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHans E. Kaiser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1199.5.I57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22252651M
    ISBN 100839115024

    different invertebrate species and toxicological endpoints. However these guidelines and studies are limited to relatively few species, while invertebrates offer far greater range of interest for research, spanning from toxicological characterization to basic developmental biology, from endocrinology to . This textbook is the most concise and readable invertebrates book in terms of detail and pedagogy (other texts do not offer boxed readings, a second color, end of chapter questions, or pronunciation guides). All phyla of invertebrates are covered (comprehensive) with an emphasis on unifying characteristics of each group.

    – Compare Hazard (Toxicity) to Exposure and determine the potential for, and magnitude of, risk to an exposed individual or population nature, including accompanying uncertainty. *NRC. Risk Assessment in the Federal Government: Managing the Process. National Research Council. National Academy Press, Washington, DC. ISBN: An enlarged interpretation of alternatives in toxicology testing includes the replacement of one animal species with another, preferably a nonmammalian species. This paper reviews the potential of invertebrates in testing environmental chemicals and provides evidence of their usefulness in alternative testing methodologies.

    Model and non-model invertebrate species from the three compartments of the biosphere (air, water and soil), offer a far greater range of interest for research, spanning from classical toxicological characterization to modern holistic approaches, with potential to substitute vertebrate testing. The small size, ease of maintenance and. Stem cells are revolutionizing toxicological research and remain an area with tremendous potential. Recently, research on stem cells has generated tremendous public and professional interest. However, some areas of toxicological research have lagged behind in the integration of stem cells as a concept in toxicant-induced disease etiology.


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Author(s): Kaiser,Hans E(Hans Elmar), Title(s): Species-specific potential of invertebrates for toxicological research/ Hans E. Kaiser. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Baltimore: University Park Press, c Species-Specific Potential of Invertebrates for Toxicological Research (Kaiser, ); Trends in Bioassay Methodology: In Vivo, In Vitro and Mathematical Approaches (National Institutes of Health, ); and.

Invertebrate Models in Aging Research (Mitchell and Johnson, ). The potential use of these and other invertebrate organisms for assessing chemical risk for most animals (including vertebrate species) is evaluated via a comparative phylogenetic approach to.

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