Inter-relationships of sugars. Stereochemistry of sugars.
Hexoses, Petoses, Disaccharides, Starch, Glycogen and Polysaccharide
Methods of identifying sugars.
Carbohydrate digestion and absorption.
Energy generation and storage in biological systems. Disorders of carbohydrate metabolism
Mitochondria Electron Transport Chain and oxidative phosphorylation.
The pyruvate and alpha ketoglutarate complexes and their regulation
Digestion, absorption and Metabolism of lipids.
Role of lipoprotein in lipid transport.
Metabolism of lipoprotein in health and disease.
Oxidation of Triacylglycerol and fatty acids. Storage and mobilization of energy stores in adepocytes. Ketone bodies and ketosis
Inter-relationship of fatty acid and carbohydrate biosynthesis/oxidation.