This new edition presents an integrated approach to neurotoxicology, the study of organisms' responses to changes in their environment and how interruption of the flow of information by chemical exposure causes a wide range of effects - from learning deficits, sensory disturbances in the extremities, and muscle weakness to seizures and signs simila

chapter 1|28 pages

Molecular Approaches to Identify Specifi c Modes of Action for Neurotoxicity In Vitro

ByRam Ramabhadran, Steven O. Simmons, William R. Mundy

chapter 3|29 pages

Neurotoxicology of Barriers in the Developing Brain

ByNorman R. Saunders, Mark D. Habgood, Katarzyna M. Dziegielewska

chapter 5|26 pages

Dopaminergic Nerves as Targets for Neurotoxins

ByRichard M. Kostrzewa, Lucyna Antkiewicz-Michaluk, Francisco Fornai

chapter 7|19 pages

White Fat Tissue, Obesity, and Possible Role in Neurodegeneration

ByPalaniyandi Ravanan, Rana Awada, G. Jean Harry

chapter 8|28 pages

Microglia: Neuroprotective and Neurodestructive Properties

ByG. Jean Harry

chapter 9|40 pages

The Slice Culture Model: Considerations for Neurotoxicity Assessment

ByAndrew D. Kraft

chapter 12|26 pages

Principles of Behavioral Phenotyping of Neonatal and Adult Mice

BySusan H. Brunssen, Sheryl S. Moy, Grace E. Kissling