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Course Detail

Course Name Cell Biology
Program BSc. in Biotechnology, BSc. in Microbiology
Semester Four
Credits Three
Year Taught 2019


PART 1: Cytoskeleton & ECM

Structure and Organization of Actin filaments, Microtubules and Intermediate Filaments, Cell Movement, Motor Proteins, Plasma membrane & Transport, Cell Wall, ECM, Cell-Cell Interactions.

PART 2: Cell Signalling

Modes & Types of Cellular Signals, Receptors: GPCRs, RTKs, Cytokine Receptors & NRTKs, Enzyme linked receptors. Intracellular Signal Transduction Pathways, Cell Signalling and Cytoskeleton, Signalling Networks.

PART 3: Advanced Cell Biology

Cell Cycle, Cell Death & Cancer, Cell Culture Techniques & Assays

Text Books


  • The Cell, A Molecular Approach – 6th Edition – Geoffrey M. Cooper, Robert E. Hausman – Sinauer Associates, Inc.
  • Molecular Biology of the Cell – 5th Edition – Alberts et al – Garland Science

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