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BIO3219 Biochemistry of Human Diseases

Short Description: Biochemistry of Human Diseases
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Wellbeing
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 010900 - Biological Sciences
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 20 February 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: BIO2119

Synopsis

This course, set within a context of human health, focuses on advanced study of lipids and carbohydrates in health and disease, including topics such as cell membrane structure and functions, obesity and disorders of lipid and carbohydrate metabolism and transport. It also considers normal and disordered amino acid and nucleotide metabolism in the context of health and disease. Current and future treatments that target biochemical pathways as well as the ethics of diagnosing and treating human diseases based on dysregulated biochemical pathways will be explored.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2019 Online