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Human pathology and free radical specification

Human pathology and free radical specification

Name
of Course: Human Pathology and Free Radicals

Course
code:
BINU 313

Credit
:
2 (2 hours lecture and discussion per
week)

Academic
Year :
2019/2020

Semester
:
5

Course
Coordinator : Prof. Dr. Fatma Abd EL-Hamid

                                      Dr.
Shaimaa EL-Masry
and Dr. Nourhan Gamal

Day
and Time : Thursday,
12:00-2:00 pm

Course
content:

1-
Introduction to the relation between free radicals and human diseases.

2-
Reactive oxygen species and free radicals.

3-
Physiological
function of ROS.

4-
Antioxidant system.

5-
Oxidative stress and human diseases.

•Role
of free radicals in Cancer diseases.
•Role
of free radicals in Alzheimer diseases.
•Role
of free radicals in Parkinson diseases.
•Role
of free radicals in lung disease.

Learning objectives:

At the end of this course the
students should be able to:

•Recognize the source of free radicals in
the body and its relation to the human pathology and development of some
diseases.
•Illustrate the mechanisms of the
metabolic reactions of free radicals and its relation to human diseases.
•Differentiate between external and
internal sources of free radicals.
•Identify the antioxidant system and its
role in the detoxification and inactivation of free radical and reactive
species.
•Conclude the effect of human antioxidant
system on protection against oxidative stress-related diseases.
•Relate the oxidative stress to the
different human diseases.



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