BIOC 470: Intro to Lipids & Lipoproteins

BIOC 470

3 credits
Lipids and Lipoproteins in Disease.

Biochemistry: Structure, function and metabolism of lipids and lipoproteins as they relate to lipid storage diseases, obesity, insulin resistance, diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimers disease and other neurological diseases. Transcriptional and post-translational mechanisms governing the synthesis and degradation of important enzymes, lipids, and lipid transport molecules; role of lipid mediators in signaling pathways and protein modification; assembly and dynamics of lipoproteins and biological membranes; genetic disruptions of lipid regulatory proteins such as cell surface receptors leading to human disease.

Offered by: Biochemistry

  • Prerequisite(s): BIOC 311 or equivalent.
  • Terms
    • Winter 2024
  • Instructors
    • Robert S Kiss, Tommy Nilsson


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