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BIO 606 INTERMEDIARY METABOLISM                                                                               (3L+0P) II

Objective
  To provide knowledge about various metabolic pathways, their regulation and engineering.

Theory

UNIT I
  Intermediary metabolism of carbohydrates and its regulation.

UNIT II
  Bioenergetics; Electron transfer and oxidative phosphorylation; Mechanism of  oxidative phosphorylation.

UNIT III
  Lipid metabolism – degradation and biosynthesis of fatty acids, sterol biosynthesis, metabolic regulation.

UNIT IV
  Amino acid metabolism – general reactions, degradation and biosynthesis of amino acids.

UNIT V
  Metabolism of nucleic acids – degradation and biosynthesis of purines and pyrimidines.

UNIT VI
  Metabolic pathway engineering.

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