VBB 301 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE: VBB 301
COURSE TITLE: Biochemistry of Hormones & Disease
NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 Units
COURSE DURATION: Two hours per week

COURSE DETAILS:

Course Coordinator: Dr (Mrs) Funmilola Clara Thomas DVM., M.Sc.
Email: eraforosi@yahoo.com
Office Location: Glass house, COLVET
Other Lecturers: Dr Babatunde Samuel Okediran B.Sc., DVM., M.Sc

Course Synopsis
Molecular mechanisms of hormone action. Biochemistry of hormones of hypothalamus, anterior and posterior pituatuary, parathyroid, thyroid, pancreatic islets, adrenal, pineal(epiphysis) glands, ovaries, testis placenta,kidney, prostrate, gastrointestinal tract and the brain. Biochemical basis of disease. Biochemistry of some common tropical animal disease e.g infections bursal disease
(IBD), trypanosomosis. Biochemical basis of ageing. Metabolic profiles of muscles, kidneys and liver

VBB 301 Lecture Note

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