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Module code: BI308
Credits: 5
Semester: 2
Department: BIOLOGY
International: Yes
Coordinator: Dr David Fitzpatrick (BIOLOGY)
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Topics covered include: Protein characterisation and analysis including one-dimensional/two-dimensional (1D/2D) gel electrophoresis, selective enzymatic/chemical protein fragmentation, peptide purification and amino acid sequencing; Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionisation- Time of Flight (MALDI-ToF) mass spectrometry; genome database mining; gene/protein identification by alignment protocols; biologicals and biopharmaceuticals; implications of contamination/impurities in therapeutic products. Trends in the production of therapeutic proteins.

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