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What is toxicological Chemistry?
Definition of toxicological chemistry:
Toxicological chemistry can be defined as follows:
Toxicological chemistry is that branch of chemistry which deals with the study of toxic chemicals.
Basically Toxicological chemistry is the combination of two words which involves a scientific relationship with biology, chemistry, pharmacology and other branches of science.
 The second one is the study of adverse effect of chemicals on humans and their treatment also according to the nature of affected toxic chemicals.
Classification of toxic substances:
Toxic substances are considered to be as worldwide affecting specie. Mainly there are two main types of toxic substances as follows:
Toxins
Toxicants
Definition and description of toxins:


Toxic substances are those substances which are naturally produced as toxic chemicals.
Example of toxins:
Some toxins produced from different natural sources are given as follows:
v Diphtheria toxin which is produced from a bacteria known as Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
v Bufotoxin is produced from the common toad belonging to the genus bufo.
Toxicants:


Definition of Toxicants:
Toxicants are those substances which are artificially produced or produced by humans.
Source of toxicants:
Toxicants are produced from following sources:
Chemically by means of heavy metals.
Physically by means of vapors, dust or other ways.
By means of some source such as plant source, combustion products which can lead to the causes of cancer.
An insecticide known as parathion which is an industrial product it is used as a mist spray it reacts with another chemical known as acetylcholineesterase enzyme which affects the function of nervous system.
Factors affecting the toxicity:


It is important to classify those factors which affect the level of toxicity. There are following three factors which affect the level of toxicity as follows:
The toxic substances along their materials
Conditions of harming state
Toxic substance and its environment



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