Medical Biochemistry

SURG 804-Medical Biochemistry (1Cr.:1Lec.)

Introduction to carbohydrate structure, digestion and absorption of carbohydrates, glycolysis, fates of pyruvate, hexose monophosphate shunt, glycogen metabolism, uronic acid pathway, metabolism of galactose and fructose, regulation of carbohydrate metabolism, introduction to lipid structures, digestion and absorption of lipids, oxidation of fatty acids, ketone body metabolism, cholesterol metabolism, fatty acid synthesis, metabolism of acyl glycerol’s, phospholipids and glycolipid synthesis, regulation of lipid metabolism ,introduction to protein structure, digestion and absorption of proteins, removal of amino acid ammonia and catabolism of amino acids. Electrolyte and acid base balance and disorders, Interpretation of the results of arterial blood gas analysis.