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  1. 1. Developmental Neurotoxicity Testing Using In vitro Approaches

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : The Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University

    Författare :Helena Högberg; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Physiology and pharmacology Pharmacological research Toxicology; MEDICIN Fysiologi och farmakologi Farmakologisk forskning Toxikologi; toxikologi; Toxicology;

    Sammanfattning : There is a great concern about children’s health as the developing brain in foetuses and children is much more vulnerable to injury caused by different classes of chemicals than the adult brain. This vulnerability is partly due to the fact that the adult brain is well protected against chemicals by the blood brain barrier (BBB) and children have increased absorption rates and diminished ability to detoxify many exogenous compounds, in comparison to that of adults. LÄS MER