Lipid Metabolism

Lipid Metabolism

by Kevin Ahern, PhD

This course provides comprehensive and distinct descriptions of important processes and pathways of lipid metabolism. It is suitable for undergraduate students of biochemistry-related subjects, medical students, and everyone who is simply looking to gain a better understanding of the molecular basis of life.

You will learn the basic principles of lipid metabolism including anabolism and catabolism, and dig deeper into the field of triglycerides, cholesterol, and ketones.

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Course Details

  • Videos 14
  • Duration 1:05 h
  • Quiz questions 35
  • Concept Pages 4


Your Educators of course Lipid 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 Anna P. on 18. August 2021 for Steroids and Bile Acids: Movement of Cholesterol

Love this lecture. Dr. Ahern explains much better than my professor.

By juan martin l. on 27. August 2020 for Lipid Metabolism

I love lecturio, it's the best app in the world. Lecturio has everything you want and can help you to be the best in your class and also be the doctor you want. Lecturio is an opportunity that can give you the change of your student life.

Lipid metabolism is explained very well!
By Ghazal V. on 28. May 2020 for Lipid Metabolism

My professors at university failed to explain lipid metabolism in an understandable manner. Prof Ahern does a great job in explaining complex topics and I am really grateful for that. Thank you

By Evgeniya G. on 23. May 2019 for Steroids and Bile Acids: Movement of Cholesterol

Very high-yield. Thank you for underlining this moment, crucial in treating hypercholesterolemia.