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