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GS13 1083   Toxicology II: Toxic Agents

Smith, Mary Ann. Three semester hours. Spring annually. Prerequisites: Toxicology I (GS13 1063) preferred; otherwise organic chemistry or biochemistry, and physiology desirable

A continuation of Toxicology I, with emphasis on selected chemical agents known to be contaminants in some form in human environmental situations, e.g., air, water, foods, medicinals, etc. A broad overview of various classes of toxic agents will be presented in the context of their exposure routes, disposition, toxicologic sequelae and mechanisms of toxicity.