Academic Catalog


Course Code: 8600555
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Biochemistry
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

General concepts regarding the biochemical nature of hormones and the basis of hormone action. Hormone receptors and transmembrane signaling. Biological effects of hormones in health and illness. Regulation of hormone action. Discussions of current publications on thyroid, pancreatic, adrenocorticosteroid, glycoprotein, adenohypophysial, neurohypophysial and gonadal hormones; catecholamines, prostaglandins and vitamin D. (S)