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ENVM 6018 Fundamentals of Toxicology (Fall and Spring)


Dr. Heck


Course Description:

This course stresses basic concepts essential to the understanding of the action of exogenous chemical agents on biological systems. Principles underlying the absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination of chemicals are discussed. Toxic kinetics, specific classes of toxic responses, and experimental methods used to assess toxicity are reviewed. Emphasis is placed on developing the skills necessary to approach toxicology as a quantitative science.