Practical components of the measurement of energy metabolism and how dietary manipulation alters energy metabolism will be covered. Measurement of inflammatory markers and gene expression will also be investigated, particularly as they relate to alterations in energy metabolism.
RBM2560 - Medical Biochemistry
|1.||Describe various metabolic pathways of macronutrients and alcohol;|
|2.||Evaluate and explain changes in physiological systems in health and pathophysiology;|
|3.||Describe the role of inflammation in the regulation of metabolism;|
|4.||Explain the measurement of and physiological consequences of alterations in gene expression and inflammation as they relate to metabolism; and|
|5.||Explain the action of specific intra- and extra-cellular signalling cascades and how these have regulatory roles in metabolism.|
|Test||Three (3) Multiple Choice Topic Tests (60 mins)||30%|
|Assignment||Reports on practicals and answers to workshop questions (2000 words)||30%|
|Examination||Final examination (2 hours)||40%|
Advanced nutrition and human metabolism 6th ed
Gropper, S.S. (2013)
Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Cengage Learning
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