This block introduces molecular transmission of the genetic information including DNA replication and transcription, translation, DNA repair and recombination, and regulation of gene expression. In addition, recombinant DNA techniques, the eukaryotic cell cycle and apoptosis will be discussed. The block will furthermore introduce lipid metabolism, amino acid metabolism and deficiencies. Integration of metabolic pathways will be highlighted. A few relevant topics are supplemented with clinical correlates. 2.5 credits.
Biomedical Sciences: Biochemistry II