BIOC 408

Epigenetic Regulation of Chromatin

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

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.


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

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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