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Module code: BI206
Credits: 5
Semester: 2
Department: BIOLOGY
International: Yes
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Topics covered include: Basic anabolic and catabolic pathways in microbial cells, glycolysis, Krebs cycle, oxidative phosphorylation, synthesis of amino acids, nucleic acids, fats, carbohydrates, products of fermentation ethanol, lactic acid. In vivo culture of animal cells: applications of animal cells; production of recombinant proteins, stem cells, bioethical issues regarding use of human stem cells. Stem cell and cell based therapy applications including chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T cells. Cell based model systems in disease modelling. (K.English, K.Kavanagh)

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