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How is the use of model organisms fundamental to toxicology?

Topic

Evolution

Framing Question

How is the use of model organisms fundamental to toxicology?

Learning Objectives

  • Describe features of ideal model systems.
  • Describe common model systems, including Drosophila, C. elegans, mouse, rat, and non-human primate.
  • Describe how evolution is fundamental to the use of model systems in toxicology.
  • Describe ethical reasons for using model organisms

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