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Degree
Master
Standard Academic Year
1
Course delivery methods
Online (Asynchronous), face-to-face
Subject
Subjects allied to medicine, Biological sciences, Agriculture & related subjects
Program
School
International Joint Degree Master's Program in Agro-Biomedical Science in Food and Health
Department
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
October - December
Weekday and Period
Fri3
Capacity
Credits
1.0
Language
English
Course Number
0AVC015

Basic Molecular Nutrition University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

We take the nutrients necessary for life support through our diet, overload and deficiency of the nutrients impair health. It is also little doubt that chemicals contaminated in water and foods affect human health, resulting in occurrence of a variety of diseases. In this lecture, first of all, the students will learn 1) fundamental biochemistry (e.g., metabolism and synthesis) of the five major nutrients (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, and minerals) in the body, 2) role of such nutrients in the body development/maintenance and aging, 3) onset of various diseases caused by excessive and deficient the nutrients, and 4) intake of the nutrients from food. Next, we will learn the health hazards caused by environmental pollutants contaminated in water and food.

Learning Achievement

Competence

Course prerequisites

Grading Philosophy

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Ohbayashi Norihiko,Kumagai Yoshito,Shinkai Yasuhiro,Ohniwa Ryosuke,LOMBARDO Fabien Claude Renaud,Zheng Ling

Other information

Lecture is conducted in English. Major required course. Register for courses with the course number of your major. Online(Asynchronous). face-to-face

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