Spring 2022 - MBB 231 D100
Cellular Biology and Biochemistry (3)
Class Number: 2546
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Mo, We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
Prerequisites:MBB 222, BISC 101, CHEM 281 with grades of C- or better. Corequisite or Prerequisite: CHEM 282 or CHEM 283.
A study of the molecular processes which underlie cell structure and function, integrating ultrastructural, physiological and biochemical approaches. Modern techniques used in the analysis of organelle and cell function are integral parts of the course.
- Introduction to the cell
- Review of protein biochemistry
- Membranes and organelles
- Membrane transport
- Energy conversion and carbon flow
- Intracellular compartments and protein sorting
- Intracellular vesicular traffic
- The cytoskeleton
- Cell migration and signaling
- The immune system
- Exam 1 25%
- Exam 2 25%
- Exam 3 25%
- Final Exam 25%
Cell and Molecular Biology: Concepts and Experiments, 9th Ed., Karp, Gerald, et al. 2019. Wiley.
WileyPLUS ISBN 9781119598251
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