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COURSE NAME: Advanced Biochemistry
COURSE CODE: BIO 456
PROGRAM: M.Sc Biotechnology and M.Sc Microbiology
SEMESTER: Two
CREDITS: Three
INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. Sobha V .Nair 

Syllabus

Biochemical calculations [pH, buffers, molar/normal solutions, dilutions] Molar/Normal solutions, Acids and Bases, Laboratory Buffers, Practice Problems ,Chemistry of Biological molecules, Practice problems, Kinetics of enzyme catalysed reactions, Order of reactions, Kinetics of zero, first and second order reactions, half-life, MM plot and LB plot, kinetics of inhibition, Practice problems, Vitamins, Enzyme Catalysis, mechanisms and SAR/, Organic chemistry of enzyme action and inhibition, Membranes and Membrane transport Structure and chemistry of membranes, Transport across membranes, Kinetics and mechanism of transport, Biochemistry of the reception and transmission of extracellular information, Signal transduction pathways, Neurotransmission, Integration and Regulation of Mammalian Metabolism  with clinical correlations

Reference Books

  1. Segel I .H , Biochemical Calculations- 2nd Edition , Wiley and Sons
  2. Lehninger, Nelson and Cox, Principles of Biochemistry, 4th Edition, W.H.Freeman & Company, 2006.
  3. Voet & Voet, Fundamentals of Biochemistry, 4th Edition, Wiley, 2012.
  4. Garret and Grisham , Biochemistry - 4th  Edition,  Mary Finch, 2012
  5.  Thomas Devlin , Biochemistry with Clinical Correlations -  7th Edition,  Wiley and Sons