[Agriculture] Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics


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Course name Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics
Course type Lecture, Seminar
Course code AEF-el008
Course coordinator Prof. Dr. Frank Döring


Agrar- und Ernährungswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Examination Agrar- und Ernährungswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Short Summary Regulation of metabolism on the molecular and cellular level and the level of organism, polymorphisms and
metabolic phenotype, functional genomics, epigenetics, databases, nucleic acids, proteins, 3D.

Information about study level

Study level Master
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Informationen about credit points, evaluation and frequency

Evaluation Written Exam
Frequency Wintersemester

Information about the teaching language

Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B1
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Information about requirements

Recommended requirements Understanding of biochemistry, nutrition physiology, basic knowledge of genetics/molecular biology.

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Course content Knowledge of
- nutrient relevant pathways of metabolism and cellular signaling cascades
- regulation of metabolism pathways in different levels (molecular, cellular, level of organ, organism)
of biological integrity
- basics of genetic variations constitutive databases and their appliances
Reading Material Rehner and Daniel: Biochemie der Ernährung, Spektrum. 2002, 2. Auflage
Löffler, Petrides: Biochemie und Pathobiochemie. Springer. 2006, 8. Auflage
Strachan, Read: Molekulare Humangenetik. Spektrum. 2005, 3. Auflage
Passarge: Taschenatlas der Genetik. Thieme. 2004, 2. Auflage
Rimbach, Fuchs, Packer: Nutrigenomics, CRC Press. 2005
Brigelius-Flohe, Joost: Nutritional Genomics. Wiley. 2006.
Ordovas: Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics. Wiley. 2004
Baxevanis, Ouellette: Bioinformatics. Wiley. 2005, 2. auflage
Pevsner: Bioinformatic and Functional Genomics. Wiley. 2003
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