UNIT 11.1 Overview of Neurotoxicology
Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols in Toxicology
How to Cite
Tilson, H. 2001. Overview of Neurotoxicology. Current Protocols in Toxicology. 00:11.1:11.1.1–11.1.8.
- Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
- Published Print: NOV 2000
Environmental exposure to chemicals such as lead, mercury, organic solvents, pesticides, as well as naturally occurring compounds have neurotoxic effects. This unit is an overview of the structure and function of the nervous system, including a discussion of critical issues in defining neurotoxic effects and neurotoxicological risk assessment.