Life Sciences 1 (ORHL1006)
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This unit of study introduces students to the biochemical and biological processes which are fundamental to life, cells, and tissues. It includes a refresher on chemistry including chemical bonds, inorganic and organic chemistry, before going on to introduce students to protein structure and function, nucleic acid structure, protein synthesis, lipids, energy currency, overview of metabolism, extracellular matrix components, receptors and signalling, membrane pores, diffusion and membrane pumps.
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