Designing non-clinical safety evaluation programmes: The view of the toxicologist

  • Maggie Dempster
Part of the CMR International Workshop Series book series (CMRW)


1. Biotechnologically-derived pharmaceuticals possess unique and often species-specific biological characteristics. Their preclinical safety evaluation therefore presents unusual challenges that often preclude strict adherence to regulatory guidelines established for small-molecular-weight compounds.


Toxicity Study Safety Evaluation Reproductive Toxicity Safety Pharmacology Preclinical Safety 
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