Medicine - Course - Molecular Biology

  • Course Code: MPHY801
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (2Lec,1Lab)
  • Course Type:  Major Core (MC)

Course Description

Structure and functions of purine and pyrimidine base nucleosides and nucleotides, Do novo synthesis and salvage of purine and pyrimidine nucleotides, degradation of purine and pyrimidine nucleotides, DNA and RNA structure and functions, chromatin and nucleotide structure, DNA replication, DNA repair, mutations, DNA recombination and precise rearrangement. (e.g. immunoglobulin genes), RNA synthesis and processing, degradation of cellular RNA, reverse transcriptase and their inhibitors, protein synthesis and genetic code, posttranslational modifications and protein maturations, regulation of gene expression and Recombinant DNA technology and PCR.