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Cover for 21st Century toxicology: methods for environmental toxicology and monitoring.

Traditional animal toxicity testing has been challenged in this century to shift towards toxicity pathway-based approaches for a more efficient evaluation of a large number of chemicals and a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying toxicological effects. The toxicity pathway describes...

Author(s)
Lundqvist, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for A handbook of environmental toxicology: human disorders and ecotoxicology.

This handbook contains chapters that are arranged in nine sections, each representing a particular theme and representing diversity of biogenic compounds and pollutants impinging on human health and ecotoxicity.

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Absorption of amino acids and peptides.

Recent findings regarding peptide and amino acid net flux and transport processes are reviewed. The digestive process, the absorption of end products of protein digestion, net portal-drained visceral flux of peptides and amino acids, peptide-bound and free amino acid transport activities and...

Author(s)
Krehbiel, C. R.; Matthews, J. C.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adaptation in microbes and higher plants.

This chapter examines the biochemical pathways involved in detoxification processes in microbes and plants and explores the potential for bioremediation in contaminated ecosystems.

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adverse effects.

The adverse effects of amino acids in human nutrition and health have been reviewed in the context of the classical categories of imbalance, antagonism, and toxicity, first established in studies with animal models. This system has long existed as a conceptual framework primarily confined within...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937980)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adverse effects of amino acids.

The effects of amino acid imbalances, antagonisms and toxicities are reviewed with respect to their significance in livestock nutrition. The differences between various classes of animals in their responses to disproportionate intakes of amino acids are discussed. The biochemical features...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996547)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adverse reactions to food additives.

This paper presents the additives that are most commonly associated with adverse reactions. The general considerations and descriptions of food colourants, dyes (tartrazine, erythrosin, brilliant blue FCF), sulfites/sulfur dioxide, preservatives (benzoic acid, sorbic acid), monosodium glutamate,...

Author(s)
Simon, R. A.; Ishiwata, H.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996073)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Alanine aminotransferase: amino acid metabolism in higher plants.

Alanine aminotransferase (AlaAT, EC 2.6.1.2) catalyses the reversible transfer of an amino group from alanine (Ala) to 2-oxoglutarate to form pyruvate and glutamate. AlaAT is a pyridoxal phosphate-dependent enzyme that serves as the main route of alanine biosynthesis and degradation. This chapter...

Author(s)
Raychaudhuri, A.
ISBN
2015 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780642635)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ambient gases and particulates.

This book chapter discusses the toxicology of ambient gases and particulates in human morbidity is reviewed in relation to a number of interrelated issues, including: epidemiology, susceptibility, physiology, respiratory diseases, cardiovascular diseases, neurological dysfunction, carcinogenesis,...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Amino acid analysis of feeds.

The developments in amino acid analysis of feeds for the last 10 years are discussed. Test matrices that are relevant to animal nutrition, such as feedstuffs, food products, plants, silages, byproducts of plant and animal origin, animal blood plasma, and intestinal and ruminal contents are...

Author(s)
Fontaine, J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996547)
Type
Book chapter

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