Code EA6
Type Elective
Semester A
ECTS credits 5


Organization of the Cell
Structure and function of the plasma membrane and Cellular organelles
Diversity of cell types
Cellular communication
Information flow in the cell
DNA-RNA protein
Structure and organization of the genetic material in eukaryotes
Mutations, genetic variability, DNA repair mechanisms
Mutagens and Carcinogenes Cell Cycle
Phases of cell cycle, chromosome structure and function, cell divisions, basic genetics, chromosome aberrations, cytogenetics
Protein structure and function
Introduction to Enzymes
Generation and Storage of Metabolic Energy
Citric Acid Cycle
Oxidative Phosphorylation
Pentose Phosphate Pathway and Glyconeogenesis
Fatty acid Metabolism
Animoacid Degradation and the Urea Cycle
Genetic Information: Storage, Transmission and Expression
DNA structure and replication
RNA Synthesis
Protein Synthesis


The Electrophoretic separation of Serum Proteins
Enzymatic Determination of Blood Glucose and Urea


Written exam


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