BME150: Molecular Biomechanics

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Considers how assemblies of macromolecules (molecular motors) convert chemical energy into mechanical work on the nanometer-to-Angstrom scale. Processes examined include ATP-dependent movement of organelles in the cytocsol facilitated by kinesin; proton pumping by ATPases in the mitochondrial membrane; viral genome packaging; bacterial movement driven by flagella; processive addition of nucleotides by polymerases during replication and transcription; and protein synthesis by ribosomes. Cannot receive credit for this course and course 250. Prerequisite(s): Biology 20A; and Biology 20B or 105; and Biology 100 or Biochemistry 100A.

5 Credits

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2015-16
2014-15
2013-14
  • Section 01
    Mark Akeson (makeson)
    Hugh E Olsen (heolsen)
2012-13
2011-12
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2008-09

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