This new edition discusses areas of apoptosis, cytokines, growth factors, oncogenes, cell cycling, transcription factors, signaling pathways, and genomics.
This authoritative reference is written by many distinguished professionals in the field, and offers clear, concise descriptions of the key concepts in toxicology. It is extensive and complete, covering a broad range of topics in sufficient detail. Both as a reference and as an educational tool, this book exceeds its goal of serving as a reference for toxicologists, other scientists, and students of the discipline.
Long established as the gold standard in the field, Casarett & Doull′s Toxicology equips you with an unsurpassed understanding of modern toxicology, including the principles, concepts, mechanisms, and modes of thought that are the foundation of the discipline. The new seventh edition features is updated throughout and includes many new contributors.
This book provides, for the first time ever, a completely integrated look at chemistry, biology, drug discovery, and medicine. This book delves into the discovery, application, and mode of action of more than one hundred of the most significant molecules now used in modern medicine. With focus on the most important and commonly used medicines such as anti-clotting agents, antibiotics, Viagra and anti-malarial and antidepressant drugs, coverage includes the condition it treats, the summary of its industrial development, the year put into practice, the biological target for the medicine, the human proteins related to the disease, the metabolism or action of the condition treated, and interacting side effects and related drugs.