Molecular Biology

Course Code :1010FBDBIC
Study domain:Biochemistry
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Sequentiality:
Contact hours:40
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Vincent Timmerman

3. Course contents *

DNA and Chromosomes: Structure and Function of DNA, Chromosomal DNA and Chromatine, Structure of Chromosomes; DNA replication, Repair and Recombination: DNA mutations, DNA replication mechanisms, DNA replication in Chromosomes, DNA repair, Homologous recombination, Locus specific recombination; From DNA to Protein: From DNA to RNA, From RNA to Protein; Regulation of Gene Expression: DNA binding regulatory proteins, Mechanisms of Transcription control, Posttranscriptional modifications.