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Course, academic year 2020/2021
Ecotoxicology - S240018
Title: Ecotoxicology
Guaranteed by: Department of Environmental Chemistry (240)
Actual: from 2011
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:3
E-Credits: winter s.:3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Guarantor: Kočí Vladimír doc. Ing. Ph.D., MBA
Syllabus - Czech
Last update: Šmídová Ludmila (05.04.2012)

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