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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 : 010999 - Biological Sciences not elsewh
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: BIO2119


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, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 7 December 2021