Principles of Toxicology
PREREQUISITE: BIOCHEMISTRY AND CELL BIOLOGY OR PERMISSION OF THE INSTRUCTOR. SAME AS EHSC-GA 2310.
Broad introduction to the science of toxicology, stressing basic concepts essenBroad introduction to the science of toxicology, stressing basic concepts essential to the understanding of the action of exogenous chemical agents on biological systems. Principles underlying the absorption, metabolism, and elimination of chemicals are discussed. Toxicokinetics, specific classes of toxic responses, and experimental methods used to assess toxicity are reviewed.