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Animal physiology 311


 
Module code DFS 311
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content Homeostasis and Homeorhesis in animals: Thermoregulation. Adaptation of glucose, lipid and protein metabolism in response to short and long-term changes in the supply and balance of nutrients and to changes in tissue demand for nutrients during different physiological states. Deviations from normal homeostasis, metabolic diseases and the prevention thereof. Pathogenesis of inflammation and infections; immunity.
Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites DAF 200
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Academic organisation Animal and Wildlife Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 1

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