Xenobiotics and Food-Producing Animals: Metabolism and Residues

Xenobiotics and Food-Producing Animals: Metabolism and Residues

by David H. Hutson
     
 

Discusses the metabolism and fate of xenobiotic compounds, such as veterinary drugs, agrochemicals, and other products to which food-producing animals are exposed. Describes state-of-the-art techniques for experimental studies of xenobiotic compounds in ruminants, poultry, and aquatic species, including study design to meet specific regulatory requirements. Also

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Discusses the metabolism and fate of xenobiotic compounds, such as veterinary drugs, agrochemicals, and other products to which food-producing animals are exposed. Describes state-of-the-art techniques for experimental studies of xenobiotic compounds in ruminants, poultry, and aquatic species, including study design to meet specific regulatory requirements. Also addresses the fate of specific products such as prilimycin, albenazole tilmicosin, ametryn, sulfonamides, invermectin and avervectin, luprostiol, and the repartitioning agent ractopamine. Offers an introduction to the use and regulation of veterinary drugs in the United States and Europe.

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Discusses the metabolism and fate of a number of specific xenobiotic compounds to which food-producing animals are exposed as veterinary drugs, agrochemicals, and other products. Also describes the techniques for experimental studies on ruminants, poultry, and aquatic species, including experiments designed to meet specific regulatory requirements. The 16 papers are from a symposium at the American Chemical Society national meeting in New York, August 1991. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780841224728
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Publication date:
05/05/1992
Series:
ACS Symposium Series
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Shell Research Limited

Huntingdon Research Centre

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Hazelton Laboratories

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