Computational Toxicology as Implemented by the U.S. EPA: Providing High Throughput Decision Support Tools for Screening and Assessing Chemical Exposure, Hazard and Risk

  title={Computational Toxicology as Implemented by the U.S. EPA: Providing High Throughput Decision Support Tools for Screening and Assessing Chemical Exposure, Hazard and Risk},
  author={Robert J. Kavlock and David J. Dix},
  journal={Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B},
  pages={197 - 217}
  • R. KavlockD. Dix
  • Published 17 June 2010
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B
Computational toxicology is the application of mathematical and computer models to help assess chemical hazards and risks to human health and the environment. Supported by advances in informatics, high-throughput screening (HTS) technologies, and systems biology, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPA is developing robust and flexible computational tools that can be applied to the thousands of chemicals in commerce, and contaminant mixtures found in air, water, and hazardous-waste sites… 

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