Jul 18, 2024  
2015-16 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2015-16 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BSB 461 - Protein Misfolding and Human Diseases

Credits: 4


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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