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.

ECTS Credits

7.5 Credits

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

Course syllabus

Application code: X5601