Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry


Year 1 MET1: Metabolism 1

Teaching Material for this Module


The aims of the year 1 metabolism module are:

  • To describe how food provides nutrients through digestion and absorption and to illustrate the links between gastro-intestinal structure and function.   
  • To describe the metabolic processes involved in nutrient and fuel handling and cellular energy production and utilisation.                                                    
  • To define and describe the function and structure of the liver and biliary system.

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