BIOC 408

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:

Undergraduate course in Biochemistry offered by the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology in the Faculty of Science.

Schedules:
Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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