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Biomedical Sciences - Pharmacology & Toxicology | New Technologies for Toxicity Testing

New Technologies for Toxicity Testing

Balls, Michael, Combes, Robert D., Bhogal, Nirmala (Eds.)

2012, XXVIII, 258 p.

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  • Provides valuable and detailed insight into many of the latest techniques
  • Describes several techniques, which broaden the range and improve the sensitivity and relevance of toxicity endpoints, investigated both in vitro and in vivo
  • Introduces new methods and systems

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Balls - New technology - Testing technology - Toxicity technology - Toxicity testing

Related subjects » Biomedical Sciences - Pharmacology & Toxicology

Table of contents 

Current Developments in Cell Culture Technology.- Embryonic Stem Cells in Safety Pharmacology and Toxicology.- Trends in Cell Culture Technology.- Tissue Engineering in the Development of Replacement Technologies.- Toxicity Testing of Nanomaterials.- Physiologically‑Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) Models in Toxicity Testing and Risk Assessment.- In Silico Methods for Toxicity Prediction.- Luminescent Quantum Dots for Molecular Toxicology.- Engineering Quasi‑Vivo® In‑Vitro Organ Models.- ECVAM and New Technologies for Toxicity Testing.- Medium to High Throughput Screening: Microfabricat ion and Chip‑Based Technology.- The Use of Genomics in Model In Vitro Systems.- The Use of Integrated and Intelligent Testing Strategies in the Prediction of Toxic Hazard and in Risk Assessment.

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