Epigenetic Regulation of Chromatin
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
An advanced study of chemical modifications of the chromatin fibre. Topics will include chromatin organization, histone post-translational modifications, histone variants, and DNA methylation. A special emphasis on epigenetics in gene regulation and nuclear metabolism with a discussion of current literature highlighting the role of epigenetics in human disease.
Prerequisites: 300A and 300B, or 300; CHEM 213; or permission of the department.
Undergraduate course in Biochemistry offered by the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology in the Faculty of Science.