Academic Catalog

GENE728 STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF BIOMOLECULES

Course Code: 2190728
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Molecular Biology And Genetics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course is designed to convey comprehensive knowledge on the molecular building blocks, i.e., nucleic acids, proteins and lipids, their structures, interactions, biological properties, origins, evolution together with impacts on molecular medicine, at a level suitable for graduate level students. Techniques with a focus on modern methods used in structural and functional analysis of nucleic acids and proteins and current approaches and applications of protein engineering with model cases will also be covered.