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BIOC 312 Biochemistry of Macromolecules (3 credits)

Offered by: Biochemistry (Faculty of Science)


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 2014

Instructors: Alain Nepveu, Bernard Turcotte, Kalle Burgess Gehring (Winter)

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