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BC2024 - Cell Regulation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
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This subject introduces the regulatory systems in cells and organisms as well as forming the basis for pharmacology.

Learning Outcomes

  • intracellular regulation and secondary messenger systems;
  • the different modes of communication between cells within an organism;
  • the pathways for the synthesis, release and recycling of chemical messengers;
  • the role of cell-surface receptors and gated ion channels in transmembrane signalling;
  • the role of enzymes in cellular regulation.
Prerequisites: CH1001 AND CH1002


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Elecia Johnston
Lecturers: Mr Ray Layton, Professor Alan Baxter, Professor Ludwig Lopata, Dr Anupama Bangara Kulur, Dr Elecia Johnston, <Person not found>, Mrs Melissa Royan.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
  • 8 hours tutorials
  • 18 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); assignments (30%).

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