Amino Acid Metabolism

Amino Acid Metabolism

by Kevin Ahern, PhD

Don't let amino acid metabolism scare you. There are a ton of terms to learn, but here at Lecturio we work with you to teach you the relevant topics. We use state of the art teaching tactics to help you learn and retain information. Here are some of the important topics covered in this series:

  • Amino Acid Metabolism
  • Glutamine Synthesis via Glutamine Synthetase
  • Proline and Arginine Synthesis
  • Serine Family
  • Cysteine Metabolism
  • Aspartate Family
  • Methionine Metabolism
  • Tryptophan
  • Phenylalanine and Tyrosine
  • Tyrosine as a Precursor of Thyroid Hormones
  • Alanine Metabolism

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Course Details

  • Videos 36
  • Duration 3:13 h
  • Quiz questions 126
  • Articles 9


Your Educators of course Amino Acid Metabolism

 Kevin Ahern, PhD

Kevin Ahern, PhD

Dr. Kevin Ahern is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Oklahoma State University (OSU), USA.
He obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from Oregon State University. Currently, he teaches courses for health sciences students at OSU.
He is co-author of three Open Educational electronic textbooks on Biochemistry and a Guide to Getting Into Medical School.
Due to his achievements, he earned OSU’s highest teaching recognition, the Elizabeth P. Ritchie Distinguished Professor Award in 2017.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Ahern teaches courses on Biochemistry and on "How to Get into Medical School”.

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By RIDA Z. on 10. September 2021 for Aromatic Family: Phenylalanine and Tyrosine

The best explanation, Concise and to the point. Thank you so much.

Key points well covered.
By S C. on 02. August 2021 for Regulation of Iron Transport

best explanation of the iron transport on the web that I have come across. Good clear diagrams.

Passion in his lecturing shows
By Arjavon T. on 27. June 2021 for Amino Acid Metabolism

I really appreciate how Professor Ahern broke down this topic (no pun intended). He does a really good job at tying things from other lectures together really bringing these pathways together while also trying to enrich our understanding of the context behind em. Thank you for your hard work!

By Mathilde N. on 10. June 2021 for Amino Acid Metabolism

It was easy to understand, and some details, which i think was enough! not too much information, but enough