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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VBK762 Metabolism in Starvation And Pathological Conditions 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, teachings of metabolism in starvation and pathological conditions are aimed
Name of Lecturer(s)
Professor Ali ERTEKİN (Head of Department) Professor Gül Fatma YARIM Associate Professor Sena ÇENESİZ Assistant Professor Cevat NİSBET Assistant Professor Gülay ÇİFTCİ
Learning Outcomes
  1. Basal metabolic rate
  2. energy reserves, liver / muscle glycogen
  3. protein preservation mechanisms
  4. keton bodies metabolism
  5. hormonal control during fasting
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Kaneko JJ, Harvey JW, Bruss ML. 2008. Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals, 6th ed., Academic Press, USA
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Basal metabolic rate, energy reserves, liver/muscle glycogen, mechanisms of protein conservation, ketone body metabolism, hormonal control during starvation, fuel metabolism in the liver during starvation, role of the kidney, fuel metabolism in diabetes, obesity and etc.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Basal metabolic rate
2.Basal metabolic rate
3.Basal metabolic rate
4.energy reserves, liver / muscle glycogen
5.energy reserves, liver / muscle glycogen
6.energy reserves, liver / muscle glycogen
7.energy reserves, liver / muscle glycogen
8.protein preservation mechanisms
9.protein preservation mechanisms
10.protein preservation mechanisms
11.keton bodies metabolism
12.keton bodies metabolism
13.keton bodies metabolism
14.hormonal control during fasting
15.hormonal control during fasting
16.hormonal control during fasting
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14545
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
Individual Study for Quiz5525