Courses & Units

Biochemistry: Metabolism & Nutrition CBA260

Hobart

Introduction

Provides students with a broad introduction to metabolic and nutritional aspects of biochemistry, and laboratory techniques in biochemical analysis of tissues and enzymes. Major topics include structure, function and metabolism of amino acids, carbohydrates and lipids; the integration and control of metabolism, by hormonal and other means in health and disease; roles of selected nutrients in health and disease. The role of metabolism in major human diseases (cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer) is emphasised.

Students should be aware that TCE Year 12 Chemistry (or equivalent) is assumed knowledge for this unit.

Summary

Unit name Biochemistry: Metabolism & Nutrition
Unit code CBA260
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Coordinator

Dr Stephen Richards

Teaching staff

Unit Coordinator and the staff of Biochemistry

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
010901 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,354.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

(CZZ101 or KPZ164) AND (CZZ102 or KZA161 or KPA161)

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 x 1hr lectures, 3hrs lab fortnightly; tutorials 1-hr weekly

Assessment

Practical Worksheets 15%; In semester tests 25%; 2 hour written end of semester Exam, 60%.

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Textbooks

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