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ENV 564 Environmental Toxicology

Prerequisites: ENV 501, 502 and 503, or permission of the instructor. (3 credits) 

Introduction to the principles of pharmacology and pathology that apply to mammalian toxicology. Emphasis will be on basic concepts of toxin/drug response, uptake, distribution and metabolism in mammalian systems. Other major environmental topics to be considered are pathology, mutagenesis, carcinogenesis, teratogenicity and pharmacogenetics.