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In Vitro Toxicology (Paperback) (Ph.D. Alok Dhawan & Ph.D. Seok Kwon)
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In Vitro Toxicology details the protocols and methods of in vitro testing, highlighting the usefulness of models, methods and the cost-effectiveness and reproducibility of such methodologies. The current approaches and strategies required to develop an easy, reliable, validated and high throughput system for use in alternative animal models to circumvent in vivo testing are discussed in detail. The book also includes chapters on the principles involved in the general selection and use of models that address safety concerns, regulatory acceptance and the current understandings and strategies for the identification of biomarkers in toxicity testing.
Furthermore, principles involved in the general selection and use of models that address the issues of safety concerns and regulatory acceptance of these models are discussed, making the book beneficial to students, scientists, and regulators working in toxicology, as well as those in the field of chemicals and the safety assessment of novel materials.
- Discusses new techniques and protocols in a clear and concise manner
- includes examinations of nanotoxicity, genotoxicity and carcinogenicity
- Explains practical laboratory methods and the theories behind in vitro testing