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BIOC 312 Biochemistry of Macromolecules (3 credits)

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Offered by: Biochemistry (Faculty of Medicine)

Administered by: Faculty of Science

Overview

Biochemistry : Gene expression from the start of transcription to the synthesis of proteins, their modifications and degradation. Topics covered: purine and pyrimidine metabolism; transcription and its regulation; mRNA processing; translation; targeting of proteins to specific cellular sites; protein glycosylation; protein phosphorylation; protein turn-over; programmed cell death (apoptosis).

Terms: Winter 2011

Instructors: Philip E Branton, Nahum Sonenberg, Kalle Burgess Gehring (Winter)

  • Winter
  • Prerequisites: BIOC 311, BIOL 200, BIOL 201 or BIOC 212