BIONB 4140

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Undergraduate course surveying system- and organ-related aspects of pharmacology. Topics include mechanisms of drug action; drug disposition; pharmacokinetics; autonomic pharmacology; pharmacology of inflammation, allergy and platelet function; and endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and renal pharmacology. The course is designed for undergraduate life science majors, particularly those interested in medical or veterinary school.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIOAP 3110 or NS 3410.

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Outcomes
  • Describe fundamental concepts of drug-receptor interactions.
  • Describe the relation between cell membrane or intracellular drug targets and intracellular signaling systems that mediate cellular response
  • Describe the impact of drug accessibility to biological compartments on drug action.
  • Describe the purpose as well as the detailed mechanisms of the biochemical reactions that render drug and xenobiotic compounds more suitable for elimination from the body.
  • Describe the fundamental mechanisms responsible for various types of drug interactions.
  • Describe the mechanism of therapeutic action of a selected drug at the molecular, cellular, and organ system level.
  • Describe the common adverse effects of a selected drug and their mechanism of production.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Combined with: BIOAP 4140BIOMS 4140

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3555BIONB 4140  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: Animal Physiology (BIOAP 3110) or Human Anatomy and Physiology (NS 3410).