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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VHB654 Nutrition of Laboratory Animals 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Provide information about the importance of laboratory animals used in laboratory studies.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Mustafa SALMAN
Learning Outcomes
  1. The importance of laboratory animals, and their food
  2. General principles of laboratory animal nutrition
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Recommended or Required Reading
Nutrient Requirements of Laboratory Animals. Fourth Revised Edition, 1995, National Research Council
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Course Contents
Species-specific nutritional requirements and diseases of laboratory animals.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.The importance of laboratory animals, and their food
2.General principles of laboratory animal nutrition
3.General principles of laboratory animal nutrition
4.General principles of laboratory animal nutrition
5.Mouse nutrition
6.Rat nutrition
7.Hamster nutrition
8.MIDTERN EXAM
9.guinea pig nutrition
10.rabbit nutrition
11.Nutritional diseases in rodents
12.Laboratory animal feed, and diet types.
13.research diets
14.Nutritional diseases
15.Nutritional diseases
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination11515
Final Examination12020
Attending Lectures14342
Problem Solving133
Self Study14570
SUM150