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Computer-Assisted Prediction of Toxicity

  • Kurt Enslein
Part of the Life Science Monographs book series (LSMO)

Abstract

By using statistical structure-activity relationship (SAR) models of toxicological endpoints, it is possible to estimate the expected toxicity from structural and physical characteristics of untested chemicals. Thus, these models can be used for setting testing and developmental priorities, obtaining additional information on given compounds, and, to a lesser degree, determining what substructural factors are most involved in a particular toxicological effect.

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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kurt Enslein
    • 1
  1. 1.Health Designs Inc.RochesterUSA

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