Human Metabolism and Disease (BIOC 435.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
BIOC 435 01 September 2016 Ramji Khandelwal , Scot Stone (primary instructor)

Description

Metabolism is the set of chemical reactions that occur in living organisms to produce energy and substrates that are necessary to sustain life. This course will explore cellular and organismal metabolism with a focus on the relationships between key metabolic pathways and genetic and acquired human diseases. Topics will include diabetes and obesity as well as other diseases of amino acid, carbohydrate, lipid and vitamin/cofactor metabolism.

Prerequisite(s)

BMSC 230 and CHEM 250.

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