NUTRITION PHYSIOLOGY

General Module
Course Sheet
Academic Year of enrolment: 
2020/2021
Type of Course: 
Basic
Optional/Mandatory: 
Compulsory
Degree: 
5-year Single Cycle Master's Degree Programme in VETERINARY MEDICINE
Disciplinary Sector: 
Veterinary Physiology
Is part of: 
Credits: 
2
Programme Year: 
2
Professor and Collaborators: 
Obligatory attendance: 
Yes
Hours of classroom activity: 
18
Prerequisites: 

The preliminary knowledge necessary to adequately face the course are the following:
a) knowledge of the histology and macroscopic anatomy of the digestive system of monogastric and ruminant domestic animals, birds and fish species.
b) general concepts of microbiology of bacteria, protozoa and fungi.
c) basic knowledge of organic chemistry and biochemistry of food principles.
d) the biochemistry of the liver and the physiology of hormones related to digestion and liver and pancreatic function.

The nutrition physiology course interfaces with biochemistry, endocrinology, with the physiology of lactation, reproduction and growth and with subsequent studies of nutrition, reproduction, production and clinics.

AF code: 
40003338