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Mutagenesis in Sub-Mammalian Systems

Status and Significance

  • G. E. Paget

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. General Background to Mutagenesis Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Back Matter
      Pages 21-25
  3. Becterial Tests for Mutagenesis

  4. Other Mutagenesis Test Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. J. A. Styles
      Pages 147-163
    3. John Ashby
      Pages 165-184
    4. Back Matter
      Pages 185-186
  5. General Implications of Mutagenesis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Back Matter
      Pages 203-207
  6. Round Table Discussion

    1. Lord Ritchie-Calder
      Pages 209-221
  7. Round Table Discussion-Concluding Remarks

    1. Lord Ritchie-Calder
      Pages 223-224
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 225-231

About this book

Introduction

Topics in Toxicology Toxicology is a science that stands at the intersection of several interests and disciplines. These intersecting forces are by no means all scientific since some are legal and some are commercial. All have valid things to say about the conduct and interpretation of toxicity experiments. The practising toxicologist must bear all these sometimes conflicting forces in mind as he carries out his duties. This is especially true, of course, of the toxicologist in industry. Toxicology is also a field in which contract research particularly flourishes and a number of major contract research companies have established over the years a reputation for contributing usefully to the practice of this skill. These contract research organisations are particu­ larly favoured to develop an appreciation of the problems of the industrial toxicologist, since it is very common for such a company to service the toxicological needs of companies in several sectors of industry producing new chemical compounds, and the contract research company, therefore, is aware of a wider diversity of problems than probably affects a single toxicologist in one industry.

Keywords

mutagenesis research

Editors and affiliations

  • G. E. Paget
    • 1
  1. 1.Inveresk Research InternationalUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-6639-3
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1979
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-011-6641-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-6639-3
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