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University of Tehran, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.
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Biochemistry of the Membrane

The contents of this course cover the following subjects:

  • Introduction
  • Biomembranes: Structural organization and basic functions
  • The phospholipid Composition
  • Membrane Proteins
  • The Mobility of Lipids and Integral Proteins
  • The Membrane Fluidity
  • Synthesis of Membrane Proteins
  • Protein Sorting and Protein Secretion
  • Post-translational Modifications
  • Cell Cytoskeleton (Microfilaments, Microtubules and Intermediate Filaments)
  • Types of Cell Junctions
  • Cell Adhesion and Communication
  • Transport Across Cell Membrane
  • Cotransport
  • Receptor-mediated Endocytosis
  • Molecular Mechanisms of Vesicular Traffic
  • Cell to Cell Signaling  

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