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Unformatted text preview: Why Kill ‘Em and Count ‘Em?? Chemicals in the Environment General Types of Toxic Effects Graded Versus Quantal Toxic Responses Potency Versus Efficacy? Some Important Potency Metrics Summary and Conclusions I. Chemicals in the Environment The Result of Chemicals in the Environment II. General Types of Toxic Effects Normal chemical effects – effects that are predictable based upon the physical-chemical properties of the chemical agent. Abnormal chemical effects – effects that are predictable based upon the immunological properties of the organism. Normal effects are relatively easy to manage. Abnormal effects are very difficult to manage. Time as a Determinant of Toxic Actions Acute effects – those effects that arise within 96 h to one week after the start of chemical exposure. Sub-chronic effects – those effects that arise within one week to one year after the start of chemical exposure....
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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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