Biochemistry Branch |

 

About the Branch:

Branch of Biochemistry including  biochemistry laboratory where the students of the first and second classes  of the faculty of medicine study practical medical and biochemistry in order to know the chemical and doing the experiments and analysis which help them to diagnosis disease. 


Objectives, Vision & Message:

VISION:

To be a center for education and scientific research effort to develop and deploy role of  medical and biochemistry knowledge and personality development agenda and meet the socio-economic development.

Message:

 The goal of the biochemistry department is to be an organization that is proactive in expanding and developing of knowledge through teaching and basic and applied research. Biochemistry department   aims to produce graduates who are competent in their respective fields of specialization, competitive, innovative, ethical and able to provide expertise to the national and international level.


Academic Staff:

 

 


Curriculum & Credit:

1 . Metabolism of carbohydrates .     (12 hours )

         A . Glycolysis  and  gluconeogenesis .

         B . TCA  cycle and  ETC.

         C . Glycogen  metabolism .

         D . Pentose  phosphate pathway .

         E . Body  glucose  level .

         F . Digestion  and  absorption  of  CHO .

2 . Lipids metabolism .      ( 8 hours )

       A . Fatty  acids   , Plasma lipids ,  B - Oxidation  of   FA .

         B . Phospholipids  metabolism .

         C . Ch.  metabolism  and    KBs  metabolism .

         D . Digestion  and  absortion  of  lipids .

3 . Metabolism of amino acids and proteins  ( 6 hours )

          A . Amino  acids   and  urea  cycle .

          B . Porohyrin  metabolism . HPLC  and  Electrophoresis

          C . Digestion  and  absortion  of  proteins .

4 . Vitamins and coenzymes   ( 4 hours )

          A . Lipid  soluble  vitamins .

          B .  Water  soluble  vitamins .

5 . Nucleic acid metabolism   ( 10  hours )

            A . Nucleic  acid .

            B . Metabolism  of  nitrogen  bases .

            C . Hyperuricemia .

            D . Human   DNA  ,  protein  synthesis .

            E . Biochemical  mutation .

6 . Metabolism  of  hormones   ( 6 hours )

             A . Hormones   ,  Catecholamine  hormones .

             B . Thyroid   H.  ,  post.  and   ant.   Hormones .

             C . Steroid   H.   ,  PTH  .

7 . Metabolism  of  minerals  and  trace  elements ( 4 hours )

             A . Minerals  metabolism .

             B . Trace  elements  metabolism .

8 . Special  topics    ( 10 hours )

           A . Cancer .

             B . Cell membrane

             C . Liver  , Kidney  and  Renal  Function  test .

             D . Detoxification .

             E . Enzymology .

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