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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 control in eg cell signaling pathways, development cancer and other diseases in humans.

Module credits 18.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites GTS 251 GS and GTS 261 GS
Contact time 1 practical/tutorial per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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