Jan 21, 2020  
University of Alberta Calendar 2019-2020 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2019-2020

BIOCH 441 - Structure and Function of Biological Membranes


★ 3 (fi 6) (either term, 3-0-0) Survey of the structure and function of biological membranes. Topics include the structure, properties and composition of biomembranes, characterization and structural principles of membrane lipids and proteins, lateral and transverse asymmetry, dynamics, lipid-protein interactions, membrane enzymology, permeability, and biogenesis. Prerequisites: BIOCH 320, with a minimum grade of B- or consent of Department. This course is intended for students in Honors or Specialization in Biochemistry. Students in other programs may be admitted subject to availability and with the consent of the Department. Graduate students may not register for credit (see BIOCH 541).