Course code HFE400

HFE400 Lipid Metabolism

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Course responsible: Bente Synnøve Ruyter
Teachers: Magny Sissel Skinlo Thomassen
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in August block, Autumn parallel, January block, Spring parallel, June block.
Course frequency: Other. On demand.
First time: Study year 2006-2007
Preferential right:
Course contents:
The textbook Biochemistry of Lipids, Lipoprotein and Membranes by D.E Vance and J.E. vance, will be followed. In addition a range of new review articles within the fields of lipid metabolism in liver, muscle and adipose tissue will be part of the course. These articles will be selected individually based on each student"s main research focus.
Learning outcome:
Provide students with advanced up-to-date knowledge of major areas in the fields of lipid, lipoprotein and membrane biochemistry. With emphasis on lipid metabolism in the major metabolic tissues liver, adipose tissue and muscle.
Learning activities:
This is primarily a self-study course. If needed, teacher-assisted colloquium groups can be arranged.
Teaching support:
Teachers will be available for questions.
See point 21.
Basic knowledge in biochemistry and physiology.
Recommended prerequisites:
This course is for students who have already taken an introductory course in biochemistry and who are familiar with the basic concepts and principles of biochemistry, and who have a general background in the area of lipid metabolism.
Mandatory activity:
One hour oral examination with an external examiner present.
Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
An external sensor will assess the examination.
Examination details: Oral exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått