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A Directed Case Study
In this directed case study developed for a biochemistry class, students read about the differences in the dietary preferences and practices for preparing and consuming rice among the three major communities of Malaysia, the local Malays and the immigrant Tamils and Chinese. They then answer a series of close-ended questions about the causes and consequences of thiamin deficiency.
|Keywords:||Thiamin; carbohydrate metabolism; beri-beri; enriched rice; vitamin B12|
|Topical Area:||Social issues|
|Educational Level:||Undergraduate lower division|
|Subject Headings:||Biochemistry Nutrition|
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