MB ChB Year 1: Nutrition and Energy

Lecture 15: Liver structure and function

Dr Sue Whittle

This lecture covers the basic anatomy and cellular structure of the liver, and considers how the structure relates to the various functions of this organ. An overview of these functions, with particular emphasis on detoxification and haem degradation.

Dr Whittle's Powerpoint presentation is available on the VLE.

USEFUL REFERENCES

Kumar & Clark: Clinical Medicine; p347-352

Smith, Marks & Lieberman: Marks' Basic medical Biochemistry; Chapter 46

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