BIOC 458: Membranes and cellular signaling

BIOC 458

3 credits
Membranes and Cellular Signaling.

Biochemistry: An integrated treatment of the properties of biological membranes and of intracellular signaling, including the major role that membranes play in transducing and integrating cellular regulatory signals. Biological membrane organization and dynamics: membrane transport; membrane receptors and their associated effectors; mechanisms of regulation of cell growth, morphology, differentiation and death.

Offered by: Biochemistry

  • Terms
    • Winter 2018
  • Instructors
    • John R Silvius, Chantal Autexier, Nathalie Lamarche


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Lecture notes and downloads

Molecular approaches for the analysis of gene structure and function Dr Greenwood Lectures 1 and 2 Dr Greenwood Lectures 3 to 5 Biomembranes chapters Membrane protein chapter Lipid modifications of proteins K+-channel structure Endocytosis review Structures of endocytic proteins SNARE article 1 SNARE article 2 SNARE article 3 Caveolae review SCAP review SCAP cholesterol-binding article LDL-receptor review LDL-receptor structure article LDL-receptor structure review

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Protein analysis handout Lipid nomenclature handout Endocytosis figure 1 Endocytosis figure 2 Endocytosis figure 3 Dynamin & amphiphysin figure LDL-Receptor and rhodopsin structures LacY high-resolution structure and functional cycle Potassium channel structure

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