Medical Biochemistry: Metabolism of Fats and Lipids
What you'll learn
- Understanding Fats and Lipids digestion & absorption
- Learn the several pathways and how they are regulated
- Clinical relevance of fats & lipids metabolism
- Review of some clinical case questions
- Student should have basic knowledge about Fats & Lipid Chemistry
In this course, we will start our journey with the story of fat digestion and absorption in the intestines, all the way to how our body cells utilize the absorbed chylomicron units. We will tell the story of how fat is synthesized and packaged as lipoproteins after eating a high carbohydrate meal. Then we will look at what happens to fats & lipids metabolism when we are in a fasting state
To teach this in a very interesting manner, we have divided this course into four (5) sections with about eighteen (18) lecture videos arranged in four (4) sections with the fifth section set aside to review clinical case questions.
The content of this course is as follow:
Eating Food Rich in Fats & Lipids:
Overview of Fats & Lipids Digestion
Absorption of Digested Fats as Chylomicrons and Steatorrhea
Eating High Carbohydrate Meals:
Fatty Acids Biosynthesis
Overview of Fatty Acids Oxidation
Peroxisomal Oxidation of VLCFA
Fatty Acids Transport into the Mitochondria
Beta Oxidation of Fatty Acids
Oxidation of Odd Chains Fatty Acids
Ketone Bodies Metabolism
Phospholipids, Sphingolipids & Eicosanoids
Sphingolipids & Sphingolipidoses
We will also consider some clinical Multiple Choice Questions Review as it relates to Fats & Lipids Metabolism.
Who this course is for:
- Medical students
- Medical Biochemistry students
- USMLE or PLAB preparations
- Anyone interested in learning medical biochemistry
My name is Dr Onos, a medical doctor, medical tutor and a techie.
As a medical doctor & tutor, I have gathered information about clinical practice and believe that my background and skills make me a strong fit to coach medical students.
I am passionate about clinical education and thrive on the opportunity to mentor and guide aspiring healthcare professionals.