Introduction Molecular biology- Nucleic acids-DNA, RNA and elementary treatment of their structure.

 

Biochemistry of heredity. Discovery and properties of the genetic materials. DNA replication and cell division.

 

Cloning and Recombinant DNA Technology.

 

Mutagen and Mutation

 

Mechanism of protein synthesis

 

Biochemistry of hormones and hormonal action to include action of cyclic- AMP, cyclic- GMP, adrenaline, glucagon and insulin

 

Detoxification mechanisms including cytochrome P450 and other isoforms

 

Haem degradation and other important biochemical transformation and medical importance.

 


Level of Study: 200 Level