Course Description for Nutrition and Metabolism II
Nutrition and Metabolism II
Prerequisite: HUN 6285
Biochemical function and metabolism of micronutrients, function and nature of the vitamins, biosynthesis and metabolism of enzymes, vitamins, their regulatory role as coenzyme and essentiality, bioavailability of minerals, and other recently described essential nutrients are covered. Biochemical basis for deficiency and toxicity of micronutrients are explored.