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Nutrition and Health: Macronutrients and Overnutrition (edX)

Learn the fundamentals of nutrition and its impact on human health. There is an overload of information about nutrition and health, but what is the truth and what can you do to improve the health of your patients? Learn more about nutrition and how our diet profoundly impacts our [...]

Biochemical Principles of Energy Metabolism (Coursera)

Everyone knows that energy is essential for sustaining life. How can you define energy in life? Have ever thought about ways of how carbohydrates like glucose from your diet can be used for extracting energy? A scientific field that focuses on energy production and flow though living cells and [...]

A Circular Economy of Metals: Towards a Sustainable Societal Metabolism (Coursera)

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A Circular Economy of Metals: Towards a Sustainable Societal Metabolism (Coursera)
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Metals are present everywhere around us and are one of the major materials upon which our economies are built. Economic development is deeply coupled with the use of metals. During the 20th century the variety of metal applications in society grew rapidly. In addition to mass applications such as [...]

Principles of Biochemistry (edX)

This introduction to biochemistry explores the molecules of life, starting at simple building blocks and culminating in complex metabolism. Principles of Biochemistry integrates an introduction to the structure of macromolecules and a biochemical approach to cellular function. Topics addressing protein function will include enzyme kinetics, the characterization of major [...]

Dynamic Energy Budgets (IST)

This course provides a framework for modelling metabolism at the organism level, covering the full life-cycle, using the Dynamic Energy Budget (DEB) Theory which is applicable to all species. It quantifies, step by step, all the important metabolic processes such as ingestion, assimilation, growth, maintenance, development and [...]

Biochemistry: the Molecules of Life (FutureLearn)

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Biochemistry: the Molecules of Life (FutureLearn)
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Explore the impact of biochemistry on bioenergy and health, discovering why graduates are in demand; with the Biochemical Society. Biochemistry brings together all of the sciences to study the chemical and physical processes that occur in living organisms. It truly is the science of life. As a scientific discipline [...]

Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century (FutureLearn)

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Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century (FutureLearn)
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Discover how metabolomics is revolutionising our understanding of metabolism with this free online course. Metabolomics is an emerging field that aims to measure the complement of metabolites (the metabolome) in living organisms. The metabolome represents the downstream effect of an organism’s genome and its interaction with the environment. Metabolomics [...]

Medicinal Chemistry: The Molecular Basis of Drug Discovery (edX)

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Medicinal Chemistry: The Molecular Basis of Drug Discovery (edX)
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Gain a better understanding of the drug discovery process to learn how safe, effective drugs are developed and optimized. This medicinal chemistry course explores how chemists modify a molecule’s structure to design a safe and effective drug.

Human Physiology (saylor.org)

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Human Physiology (saylor.org)
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Human physiology is the study of the body’s processes, also known as functions. In this course, we will look at each organ system in detail and then discuss the ways in which these systems interact in order to maintain overall body functioning.