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BIOL 4710  TOXICOLOGY (3 credits)

An overview of the fundamentals of toxicology. Concepts include the dose-response relationship, absorption, distribution and excretion of toxicants, and the biotransformation of xenobiotics. Emphasis will be given to metals, pesticides, pharmaceutical compounds, chemical carcinogenesis and endocrine disruption. Usually offered Fall. (Cross-listed with BIOL 8716)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CHEM 2210 or 2260 and BIOL 1750, BIOL 3020 or equivalent.