Courses of Study 2015-2016 
    Dec 16, 2018  
Courses of Study 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANSC 3410 - Biology of the Mammary Gland in Health and Disease

(crosslisted) BIOAP 3410  
Spring. Offered even years. 2 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: BIOAP 1100  or introductory course in human or animal physiology.

Y. Boisclair.

The course uses the mammary gland as the platform to illustrate the integration of physiological systems in the whole animal. Lectures cover the anatomy, development and endocrinology of the gland, composition and biosynthesis of milk and diseases related to mammary gland development and function. The information comes from a variety of mammals including the mouse for development, the dairy cow for production aspects and the human for diseases.

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