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A. Morrie Craig
- 1996 OAS Scientist of the Year
Professional and Research Interests:
- Toxicology and detoxification of plants
- Endophyte toxicosis
- Tansy ragwort toxicosis
- Aflatoxin toxicosis
- Role of antioxidants in health and disease conditions
- Biodegradation of environmental pollutants, particularly oil spills and TNT
- Drug testing in animal athletes, including sled dogs and racing pigeons
Craig AM, Karchesy JJ, Blythe LL, del Pilar González-Hernández M, Swan LR. 2004. Toxicity studies on western juniper oil (Juniperus occidentalis) and Port-Orford-cedar oil (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) extracts utilizing local lymph node and acute dermal irritation assays.. Toxicology letters. 154(3):217-24.
Tor-Agbidye J, Palmer VS, Spencer PS, Craig AM, Blythe LL, Sabri MI. 1999. Sodium cyanate alters glutathione homeostasis in rodent brain: relationship to neurodegenerative diseases in protein-deficient malnourished populations in Africa.. Brain research. 820(1-2):12-9.
Tor-Agbidye J, Palmer VS, Lasarev MR, Craig AM, Blythe LL, Sabri MI, Spencer PS. 1999. Bioactivation of cyanide to cyanate in sulfur amino acid deficiency: relevance to neurological disease in humans subsisting on cassava.. Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology. 50(2):228-35.
Tor-Agbidye J, Palmer VS, Sabri MI, Craig AM, Blythe LL, Spencer PS. 1998. Dietary deficiency of cystine and methionine in rats alters thiol homeostasis required for cyanide detoxification.. Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part A. 55(8):583-95.