Newswise — The November 2018 issue of Toxicological Sciences includes editor's highlights on gas extraction and amphibian health; SeqAPASS for cross-species prediction; screening for astrocyte senescence; and androgen receptor high-throughput screening. It also features a contemporary review on inflammasomes and Parkinson’s disease.
Highlights of Toxicological Sciences Volume 166, Issue 1 include:
- Contemporary Review: Inflammasomes: An Emerging Mechanism Translating Environmental Toxicant Exposure into Neuroinflammation in Parkinson’s Disease (Free to Read)
- Editor’s Highlight: Screening Method for Identifying Toxicants Capable of Inducing Astrocyte Senescence
- Editor’s Highlight: Identification of Androgen Receptor Modulators in a Prostate Cancer Cell Line Microarray Compendium
- Editor’s Highlight: In Silico Site-Directed Mutagenesis Informs Species-Specific Predictions of Chemical Susceptibility Derived from the Sequence Alignment to Predict Across Species Susceptibility (SeqAPASS) Tool
- Editor’s Highlight: Water Contaminants Associated with Unconventional Oil and Gas Extraction Cause Immunotoxicity to Amphibian Tadpoles
Toxicological Sciences is the official journal of the Society of Toxicology (SOT), a professional and scholarly organization of more than 8,000 scientists from academic institutions, government, and industry representing the great variety of individuals who practice toxicology in the United States and abroad.