Fall 2021 - MBB 322 D100
Molecular Physiology (3)
Class Number: 4075
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Mo, We, Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 3003, Burnaby
Prerequisites:MBB 231, with a minimum grade of C.
Biochemical and molecular aspects of cellular function, interactions and communication including cell cycle, apoptosis, cancer, immune system, neuronal transmission and the signal transduction pathways that integrate them.
- Biomembranes Membrane structure, organization, dynamics
- Extracellular matrix, cell adhesion
- Cell signaling I: Molecular switches, second messengers
- Cell signaling II: G-protein coupled receptors
- Cell signaling III: Enzyme-coupled receptors, Ras/MAPK
- Cell signaling IV: Nerve cells and Neurotransmitters
- Cell signaling V: Additional signaling pathways
- Eukaryotic cell cycle I: Cyclins, Cyclin-dependent kinases
- Eukaryotic cell cycle II: Regulatory events
- Cell death and apoptosis
- Stem Cells
- 4 Exams (20% each) 80%
- Quizzes 10%
- Assignments 10%
- Lecture: in person
- Tutorial: in person
- Assesssments: in person
- Final exam: No
Alberts et al. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 6th edition. 2015. Garland Publishing.
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