2013-2015 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2021  
2013-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUTR 6604 - Vitamin Metabolism


Study and integration of the chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, and nutritional aspects of vitamin metabolism in humans. Chemical nomenclature, structure-function relationships; structural analogs and antagonists; methods and principles of measurement and assessment of status; food sources; digestion; absorption; transport; tissue uptake and distribution; intracellular metabolism; storgage; excretion; biochemical function(s); correlation of clinical features of excess and deficiency with metabolic roles; vitamin-nutrient and vitamin-drug interactions; the role of vitamins in therapeutics and prophylaxis.
3 credit hours.