Ecotoxicology

A.Y. 2015/2016
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/14
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
· Characterize the manifestations and mechanisms of toxicity of xenobiotics
· Provide scientific basis of Experimental Toxicology and evaluation criteria for the extrapolation to man of experimental toxicity data
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
Principles of Toxicology
Mechanisms of toxicity
Genotoxicity and mutagenicity tests
Carcinogenesis. Study protocols
Reproductive and developmental toxicity
Skin toxicity
Pulmonary toxicity. Information on urban air pollutants (PM10)
Renal and hepatic toxicity
Neurotoxicity
Biological toxins
Food safety - GMO
Nanotoxicology
Risk assessment

Reference Material
· Tossicologia, Galli-Corsini-Marinovich, editore PICCIN, 2 Edizione (2008)
· Casarett & Doull's -Tossicologia, Ed. Curtis D.Klaassen, 5° edizione (vers. italiana) EMSI - Roma
· Tossicologia cellulare e molecolare, Ed. G. Cantelli Forti, P. Hrelia, C.L.Galli, M. Marinovich, UTET (2000)
· Casarett & Doull's -Toxicology, The basic science of poisons, Fifth edition (1999), Ed. C.D. Klaassen , J.B. Watkins III°, McGraw Hill
· General & Applied Toxicology, Ed. B. Ballantyne, T. Marrs, P. Turner, MacMillan Press
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY - University credits: 6
Lessons: 48 hours