Reproductive Sciences (RHHG5010)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit covers the following topics: cell structure and function; intracellular signalling and intercellular communication; cryobiology; steroidogenesis; steroid hormones and receptors; peptide hormone biochemistry and receptors; the social interaction of cells; regulation of cell division; molecular motors; contractility of smooth muscle, cilia and flagella; pathogenesis of PA11; rhesus incompatibility; XGR; recurrent abortion; protein structure and function, structure and function of complex carbohydrates; fetal monitoring; ultrasound, amniocentesis, CVS; radiation and thermal stress; birth defects and their causes; immunological processes in reproduction.
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