Search for dissertations about: "Exencephaly"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Exencephaly.

  1. 1. Mechanisms behind Cadmium-Induced Teratogenicity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Estíbaliz López Fernández de Villaverde; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Toxicology; Cadmium; Teratogenesis; Exencephaly; Mechanisms; Toxikologi; PHARMACY Toxicology; FARMACI Toxikologi;

    Abstract : Heavy metals polluting our environment cause concern for developing organisms. Among them, cadmium with extremely slow elimination from the body, causes lower birth weight in humans but has not been classify as a human teratogen. Studies in different laboratory animals have shown that cadmium indeed is a potent teratogen. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pluripotent Stem Cells of Embryonic Origin Applications in Developmental Toxicology

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Måns Jergil; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Embryonic stem cell; Microarray; Toxicogenomics; Valproic acid; Developmental toxicology; Teratogenicity; Neural tube defects; Histone deacetylase inhibitor; In vitro toxicology; PHARMACY Toxicology; FARMACI Toxikologi; Toxicology; Toxikologi;

    Abstract : General toxicity evaluation and risk assessment for human exposure is essential when developing new pharmaceuticals and chemicals. Developmental toxicology is an important part of this risk assessment which consumes large resources and many laboratory animals. READ MORE