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EXMD 401 Physiology and Biochemistry Endocrine Systems (3 credits)

Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Science)


Experimental Medicine : Offered in conjunction with the Department of Physiology. The course provides a basic knowledge of endocrine systems encompassing biosynthesis, metabolism and physiological actions of hormones. Specific topics covered are hormones of the hypothalamus, pituitary, adrenals, thyroids, parathyroids, pancreas, gut and the gonads. The role of hormones and growth factors in pregnancy and fetal development are also discussed.

Terms: Winter 2013

Instructors: Jun-Li Liu (Winter)

  • Winter
  • Prerequisite: BIOL 200 and BIOL 201