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BC2024 - Cell Regulation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: School of Pharmacy & Molecular Sciences

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, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Mr Ray Layton, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Professor Ludwig Lopata, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures
  • 8 hours tutorials
  • 18 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); assignments (30%).

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