Curriculum | CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (THEORY) | B. Pharmacy

Course: B Pharmacy                 Year/ Semester: 4th   / 8th
Name of the subject:  CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY  (THEORY)
Subject Code:  BP808ET
Unit Topic (Contents) Learning Objective ( By the end of lesson should be able to) Teaching Guidelines

 

Methodology Time (Hrs)
1. Cell and Molecular Biology: Definitions theory and basics and Applications.

Cell and Molecular Biology: History and Summation.

Theory of the Cell? Properties of cells and cell membrane.

Prokaryotic versus Eukaryotic

Cellular Reproduction

Chemical Foundations – an Introduction and Reactions (Types)

Summarize cell and molecular biology history.

Summarize cellular functioning and composition.

Describe the chemical foundations of cell biology.

 

Cell and Molecular Biology

ü  Definitions

ü  Theory

ü  History

ü  Application

 

Cell

ü  Cell theories

ü  Types

ü  Cellular reproduction

 

Chemical Foundations

ü  Introduction

ü  Reactions (Types)

Didactic lectures through power point presentations

 

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2. DNA and the Flow of Molecular Structure

DNA Functioning

DNA and RNA

Types of RNA

Transcription and Translation

Summarize the DNA properties of cell biology and their biosynthesis pathways

 

DNA

ü  Molecular Structure

ü  Functions

ü  Difference between DNA and RNA

ü  RNA

ü  Transcription

ü  Translation

Video lecture

 

Didactic lectures through power point presentations

 

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3.

Proteins: Defined and Amino Acids

Protein Structure

Regularities in Protein Pathways

Cellular Processes

Positive Control and significance of Protein Synthesis

Describe protein structure and function, Protein synthesis pathways and their significance

 

Proteins

ü  Definition and types

Amino acids

ü  Definition

ü  Types with structures

ü  Zwitter ions

ü  Isoelectric point

Protein Biosynthesis(Translation) and their regulation as well as significance

 

 

Student Interactive session

 

Didactic lectures through power point presentations

 

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4. Science of Genetics

Transgenics and Genomic Analysis

Cell Cycle analysis

Mitosis and Meiosis

Cellular Activities and Checkpoints

Describe basic molecular genetic mechanisms and Summarize the Cell Cycle

 

Genetics

·         Introduction

·         Definition

·         Transgenics and Genomic Analysis

·         Mitosis

ü  Prophase

ü  Metaphase

ü  Anaphase

ü  Telophase

·         Meiosis I

·         Meiosis II

Didactic lectures through power point presentations

 

Video lecture

 

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5. Cell Signals: Introduction

Receptors for Cell Signals

Signaling Pathways: Overview

Misregulation of Signaling Pathways

Protein-Kinases: Functioning

Describe cellular membrane structure and function.

 

Cell Signals

ü  Introduction

ü  Receptors for Cell Signals

ü  Role of Receptors in Cell Signaling Pathway

ü  Overview of Cell Signaling Pathway

ü  Misregulation of Signaling Pathways

Protein-Kinases

ü  Function

Didactic lectures through power point presentations

 

 

 

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