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Cellular Biochemistry

Teachers:
Giampaolo Minetti
Year:
2016/2017
ECTS:
6
SSD:
BIO/10

Course content

Protein synthesis and its regulation. Selenoproteins. Protein structure: overview of the main types of structural domains. Protein folding and molecular chaperones. Mechanisms and regulation of protein sorting and transport. Post-translational modifications of proteins. Protein turnover and degradation. Biochemistry of subcellular structures: cell organelles. Cytoskeleton and cell movement. Biological membranes. Membrane proteins. Endocytosis. Phagocytosis. Membrane trafficking and recycling. Cell signalling: pathways of signal transduction, signaling molecules, receptors. Cell cycle. Regulation of programmed cell-death (apoptosis). Cancer.


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