TETRATOX database

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name TETRATOX database
Owner/Developer The University of Tennessee
Country United States of America
Languages English
URL http://www.vet.utk.edu/TETRATOX/index.php
Contact email tschultz@utk.edu
Description The TETRATOX database is a collection of toxic potency data for more than 2,400 industrial organic compounds of which more than 1,600 have been published. The assay {Schultz, T.W. 1997. TETRATOX: Tetrahymena pyriformis population growth impairment endpoint-A surrogate for fish lethality. Toxicol. Methods 7: 289-309}is a short-term, static protocol using the common freshwater ciliate Tetrahymena pyriformis (strain GL-C). The 50% impairment growth concentration (IGC50) is the recorded endpoint.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Information System
Sub categories Database
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
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Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Not specified
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement
Purpose Documentation and information