DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
BI 501 /MBB 503 MOLECULAR CELL BIOLOGY (3L+0P) I
To provide insight into fundamentals of cell structure, organization and function.
General structure and constituent of cells; Similarities and distinction between plant and animal cells; Cell wall, cell membrane, cell surface related function.
Structure and function of major organelles: Nucleus, Chloroplasts, Mitochondria, Endoplasmic reticulum, Microbodies, Golgi apparatus, Vacuoles
Organellar genomes and their manipulation; Ribosome in relation to cell growth and cell division; Cyto-skeletal elements; Water, protein and ion transport;
Trafficking of biomolecules, Cell division and regulation of cell cycle; Signal transduction mechanisms.