In vitro neurotoxicology: An introduction

Lucio G. Costa, Gennaro Giordano, Marina Guizzetti

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6 Scopus citations


This introductory Chapter provides a brief overview of the field of neurotoxicology and of the role played by in vitro approaches in investigations on mechanisms of neurotoxicity and of developmental neurotoxicity, and in providing suitable models for neurotoxicity screening.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIn Vitro Neurotoxicology
Subtitle of host publicationMethods and Protocols
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781617791697
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
ISSN (Print)1064-3745


  • In vitro endpoints
  • In vitro models
  • Mammalian cell cultures

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics


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