Academic Catalog

BIOL510 STRUC. &FUNCTION OF BIOLOGICAL MEMBRAN

Course Code: 2380510
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AYE MERAL YCEL
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

(See also BCH 510) Biochemistry of basic elements of natural (mammalian, plant and bacterial) and reconstituted membranes (liposomes, black lipid membranes). Techniques used in the study of membranes. Topics in cell biology and physiology, structure -function relationships of membranes depending on lipid fluidity, membrane fusion, cell recognition, hormone- receptor interactions, enzyme activities and transport phenomena.(R)*