Origins of Genetic Toxicology

  • David Brusick


The field of toxicology deals with effects of agents on living systems, with the purpose of defining human health effects. It is an applied science, which draws on data and methodology from a multitude of basic sciences, such as physiology, pharmacology, the study of metabolism, ethology, genetics, embryology, chemistry, and statistics.


Technology Transfer Environmental Mutagen Genetic Toxicology Methyl Isocyanate Animal Toxicology 
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  • David Brusick
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  1. 1.Hazleton LaboratoriesKensingtonUSA

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