Aug 09, 2020  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BSB 461 - Protein Misfolding and Human Diseases

Credits: 4

Lecture/Lab

Prerequisite: BSB 230

In this course student will learn the basics of protein structure and the rold of protein folding in human health and disease.  Diseases such as cystic fibrosis, Niemann-Pick disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease will be studied as emblematic of protein misfolding disorders.  Students will also learn basic biochemical techniques, and how to detect and distinguish folded from misfolded proteins.



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