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Overview of neurotoxicology.

Research paper by H A HA Tilson

Indexed on: 01 May '01Published on: 01 May '01Published in: Current protocols in toxicology / editorial board, Mahin D. Maines (editor-in-chief) ... [et al.]



Abstract

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.