Biochemistry of Lipids

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: NUTR.5060; Last Offered: Summer 2018;

Course Description

This advanced course in the nutritional biochemistr and physiology of lipids will detail the role of lipids in the normal and pathological processes at both the cellular and whole organism level. Topics will range from general discussions of the digestion, absorption and transport of lipids to the role of eicosanoids and lipid soluble anti-oxidants during normal and diseased states, such as atherosclerosis, diabetes and hypertension. Subject matter will also include a discussion of the various interventions for the prevention and treatment of certain of these disease states. There will also be discussion of the current issues in lipid nutrition.

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

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