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Module code:BIOC2002 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Essential Protein Structure and Function
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser (provisional):Prof S J Perkins
Organiser's location:Darwin Building
Available for students in Year(s):2
Module prerequisites:Biochemistry 1001, 1008 or 1009 
Module outline:This half course unit is designed for students whose principal discipline is not Biochemistry, but whose interests lie in the broad area of biological sciences. It is primarily a lecture course with tutorials and a dry lab practical on protein structures. The course covers topics in protein structure and function. The depth of understanding of these topics that the students will attain will equip the student for final year studies in non-molecular based fields of biological science such as Anthropology, Psychology, and Physiology, or in some cases Human Sciences. 
Module aims:To build on a basic knowledge of Biochemistry by focusing on protein structures. 
Module objectives:To give a deeper insight into areas of Biochemistry such as protein structure (basic concepts, antibodies, haemoglobin, collagen, membrane proteins), enzymology, immunology, transporters and endocrinology.  
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Module assessment:Unseen two-hour written examination 80.00%
Moodle test 20.00% 
Taking this module as an option?:POSS 2 
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Last updated:2016-10-04 11:01:49 by ucbchbe