Biochemistry

A.Y. 2017/2018
6
Max ECTS
48
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/10
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
L'obiettivo del corso è quello di fornire le conoscenze necessarie alla comprensione a livello molecolare della struttura e della funzione delle principali biomolecole, ivi comprese le macromolecole biologiche, e dei principali processi biologici presenti nelle cellule animali, con particolare riferimento a quelli coinvolti nel metabolismo delle molecole di importanza nutrizionale.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Course syllabus
Protein structural levels (2 hours)
Collagen (2 hours)
Membranes and membrane transport(2 hours)
Myoglobin and hemoglobin (2 hours)
Enzymes, mechanism and regulation of enzyme action. Zymogen (2 hours)
Molecular mechanism of digestion, absorption and transport of biomolecules (2 hours)
Metabolism and bioenergetics(2 hours)
Carbohydrates metabolism: glycolysis, pentose phosphate pathway, glycogen, gluconeogenesis, synthesis of lactose (4 hours)
TCA cycle and oxidative phosphorylation (2 hours)
Fatty acid catabolism and lipid biosynthesis. Ketone bodies. Cholesterol metabolism (4 hours)
Amino acid metabolism, ammonia metabolism and urea cycle (2 hours)
Nucleotides: purinies and pyrimidines metabolism (2 hours)
Metabolic integration and intra-extra cellular regulation (2 hours)
Nucleic acids and biological function. Genetic code. DNA replication, transcription, gene expression and protein synthesis (10 hours)
Rumen biochemistry (6 hours)
Lab techologies (2 hours)
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Course syllabus
The course program is the same as described for attending students
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 6
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor: Nonnis Simona
Professor(s)
Reception:
Monday 12.30-13.30
Department of Veterinary Medicine, Via dell'Università, 6 - 26900 Lodi, Italy