Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry
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Year 1 MET1: Metabolism 1

Teaching Material for this Module

Introduction

The aims of the year 1 Metabolism Module are:

To describe and depict how food provides nutrients through digestion and absorption and to inllustrate the links between gastro-intestinal structure and function

To describe and depict the metabolic processes involved in nutrient and food handling and cellular energy production and utilisation

To define and describe the function and structure of the liver and biliary system

To describe the role and sources of hormones and to understand the pathophysiology of some common endocrine disorders

To define and describe the function and structure of the kidney with particular reference to salt and water handling in health and some common disorders

To describe how a balanced diet can provide adequate and appropriate nutrition

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