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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Basic Toxicology and Ecology - S240011
Title: Basic Toxicology and Ecology
Guaranteed by: Department of Environmental Chemistry (240)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2011 to 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:3
E-Credits: winter s.:3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: Mocová Klára Anna Mgr. Ph.D.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Syllabus - Czech

Lectures are given according mutual settlement between students and teacher, regularly during winter semester. Email communication necessary.

1. Toxicology like a scientific branch - history, definition, basic terms and relation.

2. Thinking about risk of chemicals for human.

3. Chemical individuality and toxicity. Human variability and sensitivity for poisons.

4. Types of toxic effect. Local toxic effect. Biochemical toxic effect. Immunotoxicity.

6. Mutagenity. Cancerogenity. Terratogenity.

6. Behaviour of toxic compounds in the human body.

7. Types of entry. Distribution.

8. Metabolism - types of biotransformation relations.

9. Storage. Excretion. Receptors for toxic chemicals.

10. Toxicity assessment - acute, subacute and chronic toxicity.

11. Selected inorganic toxic compounds.

12. Selected organic toxic compounds.

13. Impact of specific toxic chemicals on the environment.

14. Test

Last update: Mocová Klára Anna (04.11.2013)