• Course Code: BCHM437 
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.:3Lec)
  • Course Type: Major Core (MJC)

Course Description

This course deals with the endocrine system and its hormonal products, including the hormone producing cells, synthesis, modification, release and transport of hormones, hormone receptors and the mechanisms of hormone action, their effects on target cells, their effects on physiological processes, the diseases caused by inappropriate hormone functions and bioenergetics and metabolic regulation. Pre-req.:: BCHM 331.