Sep 25, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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CHEM 5850 - Introduction to Toxicology


Introduction to chemical, clinical, environmental, and forensic aspects of toxicology, types of poisions, how poisons act, treatment of acute poisoning, and control of poisonous materials.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand and explain the general principles of biotransformations of xenobiotics.
  • Understand and explain the specific biotransformations of major classes of chemical functional groups.
  • Understand the basics of pharmacokinetics (absorption, distribution, Metabolism and Excretion).
  • Understand the five steps of toxicity (delivery, interaction, alteration of biological environment, perturbation of cell structure/function and repair/dysrepair).
  • Understand the general principles of toxicolgy, such as the classification of toxic agents, dependence of toxic response, exposure, side effects, types of toxicity, interactions of chemicals, dose response and tolerance.



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