Learning outcomes of the course unit
To provide the bases for the comprehension of the mechanisms of food toxicity, intolerance and allergy.
Knowledge of basic biochemistry and cell biology is required
Course contents summary
- food commonly associated to intolerance
- pathogenesis of food intolerance
food commonly associated to allegy
pathogenesis of food allergies
mechanisms of poisonig
tests of food poisoning
No specific text is adopted. Proper reference to the texts of biochemistry and cell biology used in previous courses is recommended. Lectures will be supported by slides and scientific literature, which will be provided to the students.