[ 863ABIBXAT12 ] Module Xenobiochemistry and Toxicology

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5 ECTS Accumulative module examination M2 - Master's programme 2. year (*)Biologische Chemie Jiř√≠ Patočka / Hon USB Budweis
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Original study plan Master's programme Joint Master Programme Biological Chemistry 2018W
Objectives Students will acquire base knowledge in xenobiochemistry and toxicology. Students will acquire practical, hands-on experience in Xenobiochemistry and Toxicology.
Subject Introduction to toxicology, brief historical overview, the importance of biology and biomedicine. Toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics. Biomacromolecules as target of toxic substances (enzymes, receptors, proteins of cytoskelet, mitochondria and ribosomes, DNA atc. Review in toxicology of the most significant bacterial, cyanobacterial, fungal, plant and animal toxins. Review in toxicology of the most significant peptide and non-peptide toxins. Natural and synthetic poisons. Xenobiotics in environment.

Applying and discussing recently taught material from the courses in Xenobiochemistry and Toxicology.

Further information Recommended reading:

Hodgson E. A Textbook of Modern Toxicology. Third Edition. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 557 pp. Full-text textbook available by accessing the following URL address:

Corresponding lecture 863AIBSXAT12: Module Xenobiochemistry and Toxicology (5 ECTS)
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