Survey of the structure and function of biological membranes. Topics include the structure, properties and composition of biomembranes, characterization and structural principles of membrane lipids and proteins, lateral and transverse asymmetry, dynamics, lipid-protein interactions, membrane enzymology, permeability, and biogenesis.
Prerequisite(s): BIOCH 320, or BIOCH 203 and 205, all with a minimum grade of B- or consent of Department.
Notes: Intended for undergraduate students. Graduate students may not register for credit (see BIOCH 541).
Coordinator: Dr. B. Lemire