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Chapter 18

Biological Read-Across: Mechanistically-Based Species–Species and Endpoint–Endpoint Extrapolations

The use of surrogate, or alternative, species in the risk assessment of chemicals is seen as one of the main methods of reducing the in vivo use of (higher) animals in toxicology. This relies on there being a relationship (either direct or indirect) on the results from the different toxicity tests. ...

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Print publication date
28 Oct 2010
Copyright year
2011
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-004-4
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-209-3
From the book series:
Issues in Toxicology