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Scientific frontiers in developmental toxicology and risk assessment / Committee on Developmental Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council.

[2000], ©2000
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Washington, DC : National Academy Press, [2000], ©2000.

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xviii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-277) and index.


Introduction -- Developmental defects and their causes -- Current practices for assessing risk for developmental defects and their limitations -- Mechanisms of developmental toxicity -- Human genetics and the human genome project -- Recent advances in developmental biology -- Using model animals to assess and understand developmental toxicity -- A multilevel approach to improving risk assessment for developmental toxicity -- Conclusions and recommendations.


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