TOXIC EFFECTS ON ORGANISMS AND TOXICOLOGICAL
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Ultimately, most pollutants and hazardous substances are of concern because of their toxic effects. The general aspects of these effects and the toxicological chemistry of specifi c classes of chemical substances are addressed in this chapter. In order to understand toxicological chemistry, it is essential to have some understanding of biochemistry, the science that deals with chemical processes and materials in living systems. Biochemistry was summarized in Chapter 3.