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ENVS 3150K:Environmental Toxicology

3 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 4 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: (BIOL 1108  and BIOL 1108L ) and (CHEM 3361  and CHEM 3361L )
Environmental toxicology is the study of the nature, properties, effects and detection of toxic substances in the environment and environmentally exposed species, including humans. Students taking this course will learn to quantify environmental exposures using dose-response relationships, categorize the absorption of toxicants, calculate the distribution of storage toxicants, describe the biotransformation and elimination of toxicants, determine target organ toxicity, teratogenesis, mutagenesis, and carcinogenisis of various toxins and manage the risks associated with them.



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