NUTRITION BIOCHEMISTRY

NUTRITION BIOCHEMISTRY

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Code
84024
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
1 credits during the 2nd year of 9288 DIETETIC STUDIES (L/SNT3) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
BIO/10
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (DIETETIC STUDIES)
semester
1° Semester
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Nutritional Biochemistry studies the molecular mechanisms controlling the intermediate metabolism and its correlations between energetic and thermodynamic variations depending by diet and substrate availability  

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

The principal learning outcome is connecting tle specific components of diet with the totality of biological processes taking  place in differenti states as well as well-fed, starvation, lactation or the principal methabolic diseases as dyabete, hypertension, methabolic diseases

Teaching methods

Plenary Lectures covering the entire program of the course.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Methabolic interrelationships. a: adattamenti metabolici in condizioni fisiologiche e patologiche

Regolazione ormonale

Regolazione della glicemia

Trasporto e utilizzo lipidi. Ruolo colesterolo in fenomeni fisiologici e patologici 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Materials published in Aula Web

Texbook:

Ferrier et al: La base della BIochimica ed Zanichelli

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: upon appointment by e-mail

Exam Board

ELENA ZOCCHI

SONIA VALESI

SUSANNA PENCO

FEDERICA BARBIERI

ILARIA DEMORI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Plenary Lectures covering the entire program of the course.

LESSONS START

10 October 2017

EXAMS

Assessment methods

Exam evaluation will take into account knowledge, presentation/speaking skills, as well as the ability in connecting the different arguments

The assessment takes place only through the final exam which aims to ensure the effective acquisition by the student of the expected learning outcomes.

In order to pass the exam (vote of not less than 18/30 in all scientific disciplinaries of the course) the student must demonstrate that:

- Know the principal topics

- Be able to reason by connecting the various topics,

- Demonstrate ability to transverse and critically deal with the required arguments;

- Adoption of appropriate terminology.