Mechanistic Toxicology, 7.5 Credits
The course is focused on describing the mechanisms that underlie the toxicological effects in various biological systems. During the course, mechanisms for uptake, distribution, and biotransformation as well as secretion of foreign chemicals are studied. In addition, tissue-specific toxicology, chemical carcinogenesis, birth defects, and disorders of reproduction and nervous system are discussed. The course provides an overview of the basics of toxicology and methods used to study toxic effects on biological systems.
Level of education
First cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements (G1F)
School of Science and Technology
When is the course offered?
Prerequisites: 15 credits in biology where at least 2.5 credits from Eukaryotic Cell Biology, 7.5 credits and 2.5 credits from course in Physiology are included.
Selection: Guaranteed place
Application code: X5601