Special Issue "Toxicity of Chemical Mixtures"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2019
In our everyday environment, we are exposed to a number of different chemical agents. However, the majority of toxicity studies involve only a single chemical presenting difficulties in chemical risk assessment. Over the past few decades, there has been a growing emphasis on studies that address various scientific questions in the evaluation of the toxicity of chemicals in a mixture. These studies are clarifying our understanding of potential toxic interactions ocurring when chemicals are present in a mixture and defining non-interactive or interactive mechanisms, including synergistic, potentiative, and antagonist interactions.
This Special Issue will focus on highlighting timely research studies addressing the toxicity of chemical mixtures. Topics are expected to include any chemical agent mixtures covering a broad base of scientific questions related to the toxicity of chemical mixtures. Studies may include, but are not limited to assessments of toxicokinetic, toxicodynamic, or metabolism interactions; molecular or epigenetic mechanisms of toxicity; phenotypic or behavioral outcomes; and/or predictive or computational toxicology approaches. Authors are invited and welcome to submit original research papers, reviews, and short communications.
Prof. Jennifer L. Freeman
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Toxics is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 350 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
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