Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Oct 20, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

(crosslisted) BIOAP 3410  
Spring. 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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