PHYSL 455 - Physiology of Lipids and Lipoproteins

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Advanced course focusing on specific aspects of the physiological regulation of lipid and lipoprotein metabolism. Topics include the transcriptional and post-translational mechanisms governing the synthesis and degradation of important enzymes, lipids, and lipid transport molecules; the role of lipid mediators in signaling pathways and protein modification; the assembly and dynamics of lipoproteins and biological membranes; genetic disruptions of lipid regulatory proteins such as cell surface receptors leading to human disease. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of B- in PHYSL 210 or 212/214 or consent of Department. This course is intended for students in Honors in Physiology. Students in other programs may be admitted subject to availability and with the consent of the Department. Graduate students may not register for credit (see PHYSL 555).

No syllabi

Winter Term 2024


Section Capacity Dates + Times Instructor(s)
2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12
MWF 10:00 - 10:50 (ECHA 2-430)
Primary Instructor: Robin Clugston