ZOO 242

Cell Biology and Physiology.
On completing the course the student will be able to: - Define cellular physiology; - Explain the basic structure and functions of the cell; - Describe the main differences between prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells. Describe the structure and functions Cellular organelles, the structure of biological membranes and how the material transport through a biological membranes. How prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cell divides, and main events of mitosis and meiosis cell divisions. The students will be able to learn various checkpoints in cell cycle and how the cancer cell overcome these checkpoints to proliferate. The students will also be able to learn apoptotic pathways and also the basic concepts in Stem cells

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