Learning outcomes of the course unit
To provide the bases for the comprehension of the mechanisms of food toxicity, intolerance and allergy.
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.
Oral lessons (slides and scientific literature will be used during the lessons) .
The tutorials will be provided to the students.
Oral examination (with discussion of scientific literature).