A Closer Look at Neurotoxicity


Gokul Krishna (Editor)
Department of Child Health, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ, USA

Series: Neuroscience Research Progress
BISAC: SCI089000

This book details neurotoxicology research about the neurotoxic effects of substances on the young, adult or aging nervous system. Chapters (both review and original research papers) about the epidemiological reports, animal research, in vitro adverse effects of toxic agents on neurodevelopment and mature nervous systems are included. Neurotoxicity contributes to pathogenesis of neurodevelopmental, neurobehavioral, and neurodegenerative disorders. The chapters provide a basic foundation on the significant outcome effects on current knowledge in neurotoxicity research.
(Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Chapter 1. Developmental Neurotoxicity: Insights into the Neurodevelopment and Behavior
(Gokul Krishna, Department of Child Health, University of Arizona-Phoenix, Phoeniz, AZ, US)

Chapter 2. Extracellular Propagation of Lipid Raft Molecular Species Involved in Parkinson’s Disease Neurodegeneration
(Daniel Pereda, Ricardo Puertas-Avendaño, Milorad Zjalic, Marija Heffer, Ibrahim Gonzalez-Marrero, Miriam González-Gómez, Mario Diaz and Raquel Marin, Department of Medical Basic Sciences, School of Medicine, University of La Laguna, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain)

Chapter 3. Neurotoxicity: Perspective in Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases
(Shubhangini Tiwari and Sarika Singh, PhD, Division of Neuroscience and Ageing Biology and Division of Toxicology and Experimental Medicine, Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, UP, India)


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