Academic Catalog

GENE745 EPIGENETIC MECHANISMS OF CELL FATE

Course Code: 2190745
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Molecular Biology And Genetics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Epigenetic control of pluripotency, reprogramming and transdifferentiation; Epigenetic regulation of embryonic stem cell differentiation, adult and cancer stem cells; epigenetic mechanisms during development; regulation of gene expression on chromatin level; eukaryotic genomic DNA packaging; post-translational modification of nucleosomes.