By Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe
Dictionary of Toxicology, third Edition provides a compendium of definitions of all present toxicological terminology. This authoritative reference illustrates and describes phrases, innovations, acronyms and emblems for either the toxicological idea and utilized probability evaluate, in addition to offering tips at the right number of not easy, comparable and frequently-misused terms.
Written through one of many world’s ultimate specialists in toxicology, and with every one access peer reviewed, Dictionary of Toxicology, third Edition is a necessary reference for all clinical, clinical and lawyers who paintings with or come across the toxicological results of contaminants on organic systems.
New to this variation: an replace on each access and the inclusion of all terminology and ideas in terms of molecular toxicology, nanotoxicology and computational toxicology.
- Presents peer-reviewed definitions at the newest toxicological phrases and concepts.
- Includes entry to a frequently-updated web site to make sure that readers can continuously entry the main applicable and up to date toxicological term.
- New variation comprises definitions in the fields of molecular toxicology, nanotoxicology, computational toxicology and chance assessment.
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Alzheimer’s disease A neurological disorder of unknown etiology that has a characteristic progressive dementia, often accompanied by emotional disturbances. The condition is usually associated with defined pathology, most characteristic being plaques and tangles in the neurophil. Although a number of causes have been proposed, usually based on some pathological finding, the cause is still unknown. , exogenous toxicant) involvement in Alzheimer’s disease. Amanita phalloides See: amanitin. amanitin.
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Two acyl CoA:amino acid N-acyltransferases have been purified from liver mitochondria. One utilizes benzoyl CoA, isovaleryl CoA, and tiglyl CoA, but not phenylacetyl CoA, malonyl CoA, or indoleacetyl CoA. The other utilizes phenylacetyl CoA and indoleacetyl CoA, but is inactive toward benzoyl CoA. The enzymes are not specific for glycine, but both utilize glycine at a faster rate than other amino acids. Bile acids are also conjugated, primarily with taurine, by a similar sequence of reactions. See also: acylation; phase II reactions.
Dictionary of Toxicology by Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe