DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
BIO 606 INTERMEDIARY METABOLISM (3L+0P) II
To provide knowledge about various metabolic pathways, their regulation and engineering.
Intermediary metabolism of carbohydrates and its regulation.
Bioenergetics; Electron transfer and oxidative phosphorylation; Mechanism of oxidative phosphorylation.
Lipid metabolism – degradation and biosynthesis of fatty acids, sterol biosynthesis, metabolic regulation.
Amino acid metabolism – general reactions, degradation and biosynthesis of amino acids.
Metabolism of nucleic acids – degradation and biosynthesis of purines and pyrimidines.
Metabolic pathway engineering.