Madhava Rao K


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Code(Credit) : CUTM1648(4-2-0)

Course Objectives

This course aims to build an understanding about the

  • Concept of poison and toxic materials
  • Study the toxic agents
  • Study the risk assessment of toxic agents

Learning objectives

  • Get knowledge on different toxic substances and their identification and detection.
  • Understanding of analytical methods of toxicology and application of toxicology.

Course Syllabus

Unit 1

Introduction to Toxicology

History, scope and applications Types of Toxicology Principle of Toxicology Mechanism of Toxicology Risk Assessment and Safety evaluation of chemicals.


Disposition and Translocation of Toxicants

Exposure of Toxicants x Translocation of Toxicants Bioaccumulation of Xenobiotics Biotransformation of Xenobiotics Antidotal therapy


Toxic Agents

Toxic effects of Pesticides Toxic effects of Metals Toxic effects of Solvent Toxic effects of Plants Toxic effects of Insects & Animal poisons.


Analytical Toxicology

Introduction Provision of analytical toxicology services Samples and sampling techniques Choice of analytical method Method implementation, development and validation Quality control and quality assurance Applications of analytical toxicology

Unit V

Applications of Toxicology

Clinical Toxicology, Environmental Toxicology/ Ecotoxicology Forensic Toxicology/ Postmortem Toxicology Industrial/Occupational Toxicology Food Toxicology Behavioral toxicology Preventive toxicology Descriptive Toxicology Mechanistic Toxicology Regulatory Toxicology Genetic Toxicology Systemic Toxicology

Reference Book 

  • R. J. Flanagan, A. Taylor, I. D. Watson, R. Whelpton, Fundamental of Analytical Toxicology, 2nd edition (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2007), United States
  • Toxicological Chemistry, 1st edi LVIV–2009, Universitatis Medici Leopoliensis Sigillum. AD 1784.
  • K Vij , Textbook of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology: Principles and Practice, Chapter 30 p. 429,     Basic Consideration in Drugs/Chemicals, 5th edn., (Elsevier, 2011).
  • R.C. Gupta, Veterinary Toxicology Basic and Clinical Principles, Chapter 1, 1st edi., (Elsevier, 2007), USA

Session 1

History, scope and applications of Toxicology

Session 2

Types of Toxicology

Session 3

Principle of Toxicology

Session 4

Mechanism of Toxicology

Session 5

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Session 5

Exposure of Toxicants


Session 6

Translocation of Toxicants

Session 7

Bioaccumulation of Xenobiotics

Session 8

Biotransformation of Xenobiotics


Session 9

Antidotal therapy

Session 9

Toxic effects of Pesticides


Session 10

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Session 11

Toxic effects of Metals

Session 11

Toxic effects of Metals continue

Session 12

Toxic effects of Solvent

Session 13

Toxic effects of Solvent continue

Session 13

Toxic effects of Plants


Session 13

Toxic effects of Plants continue

Session 14

Toxic effects of Plants continue

Session 15

Toxic effects of insects

Session 16

Toxic effects of Animal poisons

Session 17

Introduction, Provision of analytical toxicology services

Session 18

Samples and sampling techniques

Session 19

Choice of analytical method

Session 20

Method implementation, development and validation

Session 21

Quality control and quality assurance

Session 22

Applications of analytical toxicology

Session 22

Clinical Toxicology

Session 23

Environmental Toxicology/ Ecotoxicology

Session 24

Forensic Toxicology/ Postmortem Toxicology

Session 25

Industrial/Occupational Toxicology

Session 26

Food Toxicology

Session 27

Behavioral toxicology

Session 28

Preventive toxicology

Session 29

Descriptive Toxicology

Session 30

Mechanistic Toxicology

Session 31

Regulatory Toxicology

Session 32

Genetic Toxicology

Session 33

Systemic Toxicology

Our Main Teachers

Madhava Rao K

Teaching & Learning

He is working as  an Associate professor in Electrical & Electronics Engineering and is associated with Centurion university since 2011. He dis his Post graduate in High voltage engineering. He is having 15 years of experience in teaching & learning process. Area of Interest: Power systems and High voltage Engineering Youtube video link: