Fundamentals of cell biology. The cell, the cell cycle. Foundations of biochemistry of nucleic acids and proteins: DNA, RNA, proteins (structure and function). Fundamentals of molecular biology: gene, genetic code, genome, gene expression, gene regulation, protein synthesis. Heredity and variation, mutation, mono and multifactorial genetic diseases. Methods of study of the genome and the proteome. Genomic analysis: mapping, sequencing, techniques and related instrumentation, analysis of expression, classical techniques, cDNA microarrays, functional analysis in vivo and in vitro. Protein analysis: separative systems and mass spectrometry. Bioinformatics. Industrial application of biotechnology.
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