Lipid metabolism; Lipid chemistry, oxidation, regulation and interaction with other metabolisms. Cholesterol metabolism.
Amino Acid Metabolism: Amino Acids and Polypeptides Protein Structure, Denaturation, Proteolytic Enzymes. Protein digestion, transamination, deamination, decarboxylation. Urea cycle, hereditary diseases due to congenital defect of enzymes of phenylalanine and tyrosine metabolism, creatine and phosphocreatine.
Bioenergetics; mitochondria structure. Definition of redox reaction. High energy content bonds: chemical structure of the ATP. Phosphorylation and dephosphorylation of ATP. Respiratory chain. Oxidative phosphorylation and at substrate level. Uncoupling factors of the respiratory chain. Energy reserves.