Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2011-2012

ENV 3150K Environmental Toxicology

Prerequisite: BIOL 2108K, CHEM 1211K


Environmental toxicology is the study of nature, properties, effects and detection of toxic substances in the environment and in any environmentally exposed species, including humans. This course will provide a general understanding of toxicology related to the environment including dose-response relationships, absorption toxicants, distribution of storage toxicants, biotransformation and elimination of toxicants, target organ toxicity, teratogenesism, mutegenesis, cardinogenisis and risk management.

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