Toxicology

BIOL-GA 1006

Introduction to the science of toxicology, stressing basic concepts essential to understanding 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 also examined.

Format: Lecture

Prerequisites: Animal Phys (BIOL-UA 25) and OrgChem2 (CHEM-UA 226), Permission required

Corequisites: None

Location: New York

Equivalent(s): None

Term(s) offered:

Requirements satisfied:
  • Major: Biology Standard Track
      • Upper-Level Elective
          • Advanced Biology
  • Major: Ecology Track
      • Upper-Level Elective
          • Advanced Biology
  • Major: GPH/Biology
      • Emphasis-Area Elective
          • Environmental Health
      • Additional Elective