Historical and future perspectives of research in the animal sciences, role of theory and evidence in developing scientific knowledge, presentations and reports. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 860.
Aspects of research design including both ethical considerations as well as how to select appropriate experimental models. Prereq: Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for HumnNtr 7789. Cross-listed in HumnNtr.
Biochemical functions, absorptions, transport, utilization, interrelationships and nutritional requirements of selective vitamins and minerals in higher vertebrates and humans. Prereq: Coursework in Biochemistry or Vertebrate Physiology. Not open to students with credit for FdScTe 7762 or HumnNtr 7762. Cross-listed in FdScTe or HumnNtr.
In-depth treatment of digestion, absorption, transport, and utilization of dietary carbohydrates and fat for energy production and fat deposition in humans and other higher animals. Prereq: 3130 (330), HumnNtr 2310 (310), or Biochem 4511 (511). Not open to students with credit for 761, 762, HumnNtr 7761 (761 and 762), or FdScTe 7761 (761 and 762). Cross-listed in FdScTe and HumnNtr.
Functional principles of the major endocrine systems in vertebrates and preparation for research in this area. Prereq: Biochem 4511, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for Kinesio 7730. Cross-listed in Kinesio.
Chemical, physical, biological and functional properties of food carbohydrates and proteins and their interactions with other food components. Prereq: FdScTe 5600 (605) and Biochem 4511 (511), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for FdScTe 822 or 823. Cross-listed in FdScTe.
Overview of absorption, metabolism and excretion of xenobiotics, allergenic and toxic constituents, role of diet in mutagenesis and carcinogenesis, food processing induced toxins and procedures, and laws and regulation of safety assessment of foods. Prereq: 7761 and 7762, or HumnNtr 7761 and 7762, or FdScTe 7761 and 762, and 6 cr hrs taken at the Grad level in Physiology; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 830.09, HumnNtr 7620 (830.09), or FdScTe 7620 (830.09).
Addresses the advanced principles of animal growth and development as the food animal industries continue to emphasize more efficient growth rates and acceptable meat quality. Specific information will be focused on the structure and function of muscle, bone, and adipose tissues, and the interaction among nutrition, hormones, exercise, heredity and disease. Prereq: 3100, 3105, or permission of instructor.
Advanced aspects of ruminant digestion, microbial fermentation, absorption, metabolism, physiology and the integration of these processes into rationing approaches will be emphasized, building on principles of ruminant nutrition from past courses. Prereq: 5031 (630.01) or equiv, or Biochem 4511 (511), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 730.
Study methods used in the quantification of biological processes and the integration of research results and knowledge into quantitative methods. Prereq: Stat 5301 or equiv, or permission of instructor.