UNIT 12.1 Biochemical Approaches to Studying Neurotoxicity

  1. Stephanie Padilla

Published Online: 1 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0471140856.tx1201s03

Current Protocols in Toxicology

Current Protocols in Toxicology

How to Cite

Padilla, S. 2001. Biochemical Approaches to Studying Neurotoxicity. Current Protocols in Toxicology. 3:12.1:12.1.1–12.1.7.

Author Information

  1. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
  2. Published Print: FEB 2000


This overview provides an introduction to biochemical analysis of toxicant effects on the nervous system. It includes a brief discussion of the salient features of the nervous system and a review of the various approaches used to detect and identify neurotoxicants and their modes of action.