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BIO2119 Biochemistry of Nutrition

Short Description: Biochemistry of Nutrition
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 : 010901 - Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 21 October 2020

Requisites

Co-requisite: CHE2120

Synopsis

Biochemistry of Nutrition provides an introduction to the biochemical basis of nutrition, focussing on the structure and function of the macromolecules (proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids) and the mechanisms by which diet affects health and can cause dysfunction and disease in the body. It will also introduce the concepts of metabolism, metabolic control and metabolic abnormalities that will be presented in greater detail in BIO3219.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2020 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2020 Online
Date printed 21 October 2020