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Hair in Toxicology: An Important Bio-Monitor - Issues in Toxicology (Hardback)
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Hair in Toxicology: An Important Bio-Monitor - Issues in Toxicology (Hardback)

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Hardback 378 Pages / Published: 11/07/2005
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Hair in Toxicology: An Important Biomonitor is the first book of its kind devoted exclusively to in-depth analysis of the hair shaft as an important tool for a diverse range of scientific investigations. This authoritative book combines contributions from experts in academic, governmental and industrial environments, to provide a unique, comprehensive look at: - Why hair can serve as an invaluable bio-resource in toxicology, with up-to-date reviews on hair growth, hair fibre formation and hair pigmentation - Information (including regulatory details) on the exposure of hair (and by extension the body) to drug and non-drug chemicals and pollutants - Toxicological issues relevant to the use of hair products (including colourants, shampoos and depilatories) - The ability of hair to capture information on personal identity, chemical exposure, and environmental interactions - How hair can provide an understanding of human life from archaeological and historical perspectives - Future direction in the use of hair in toxicology Hair in Toxicology: An Important Biomonitor is ideal as a reference and guide to investigations in the biomedical, biochemical and pharmaceutical sciences at the graduate and post graduate level.

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 9780854045877
Number of pages: 378
Weight: 713 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Any budding tricho-toxicologist would be well advised to delve deeply into the pages of this book. * Toxicological Reviews, 2006:25 (1): 71 (T M T Sheehan) *
It is an easy reading and comprehensive over-view of the subject and well worth reading, especially for those new to the field or studying for the Board exams. * Hair Transplant Forum International, January/February 2006 (Nilofer P Farjo) *
Overall, the book is an excellent addition to the library of scientists interested in various areas of hair analysis. * Journal of Forensic Sciences, July 2006, Vol.51, No.4 (Dr Christine Moore) *
Highly informative and accessible.....an excellent overview of the various scientific fields where analysis of the hair shaft yields unique information. * Chemistry & Industry, 5 June 2006 (Sudax Murdan) *
Very well structured and balanced, complete and really a hair encyclopedia. * Skin Research and Technology, 2005, 11:289 (K Ogoshi) *

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