Eukaryotic gene control and development 351

Module code GTS 351
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Regulation of gene expression in eukaryotes: regulation at the genome, transcription, RNA processing and translation levels. DNA elements and protein factors involved in gene control. The role of chromatin structure and epigenetic changes. Technology and experimental approaches used in studying eukaryotic gene control. Applications of the principles of gene controlin embryonic development and differentiation, cancer and other diseases in humans.

Module credits 18.00
Prerequisites GTS 251 GS and GTS 261 GS
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Genetics
Period of presentation Semester 1

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