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What – Toxic?? Paracelsus Revisited! Natural Bioactive Compounds Scope of Modern Toxicology Conclusions
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I. Paracelsus Revisited! “All substances are poisons; there are none that are not. Dose differentiates between a poison and a remedy.”
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II. Natural Bioactive Compounds
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Aspirin – A Magic Bullet!
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The Final Product
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Botox – A Deadly Poison?
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Botox – How it Works
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Botox – The Inevitable Side Effect!
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Oxygen – A Chronic Toxicant?
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Some Oxidants from Oxygen O 2 - . – Superoxide Anion HOO . – Peroxyl Radical H 2 O 2 – Hydrogen Peroxide HO . – Hydroxyl Radical
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Unformatted text preview: Free Radicals – Reactive chemicals missing a valence electron, thus on an “electron search.” The Effects of Oxidants Anti-Oxidants III. Scope of Modern Toxicology Specializations in the Field IV. Conclusions All substances are potentially toxic as well as non-toxic – dose determines. Aspirin (from willow bark) is an example of an early “magic bullet.” Botox is another example of how dose determines effects. Even oxygen can be toxic. Modern toxicology has many specializations....
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course ETX etx10 taught by Professor Rontjeerderma during the Fall '09 term at UC Davis.

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2.what.toxic - Free Radicals – Reactive chemicals missing...

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