3/29/20111HUN 4813C(3 credits, (3 credits, Fall 2011Fall 2011)Laboratory Techniques in Molecular Nutrition•Thinking about going to graduate school? •Interested in gaining laboratory research experience?Format: Two, 50-minute lectures, and one, 3-hour lab per week.Prerequisites: Grades of “B” or higher in CHM2210 & CHM2211. BCH3025 and 4024 preferred. Enrollment:Limited to 16 students—so hurry!Schedule:TBAIf so, consider taking HUN 4813C! To learn more, contact Dr. Mitchell Knutson at: [email protected]orat FSHN building (Room 459). •Interested in learning cutting-edge techniques in molecular biology as they relate to research in nutritional sciences?IronHun4221Spring 2011Lecture #2Mitchell D. Knutson, PhD[email protected]Outline of Iron LecturesLecture Topics1I.General introduction to ironII.Dietary iron and iron absorptionIII.Systemic iron metabolismA.Bone marrowB.Reticuloendothelial system (RES)C.LiverIV.Regulation of whole‐body iron metabolism2V.Regulation of cellular iron metabolismVI.Biochemical functions of ironVII.Clinical assessment of iron statusVIII.Iron deficiencyIX.Iron overloadV. Regulation of cellular iron metabolism1)We learned in the last lecture how the body “knows” how much iron to absorb from the diet. 2) How do individual cells “know” how much iron to take up?V. Regulation of cellular iron metabolismCentral dogma of molecular biology
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