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Proteins, Integral to Cellular Function - LSH4812

Post Graduate Diploma Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: This module forms part of Bachelor of Science Honours in Life Science. Students who successfully complete this module can demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the structure of peptides and proteins and how changes in these structures may contribute to disease. Students will also be able critically differentiate when to use the various laboratory techniques that determine and analyse protein structure and folding. The knowledge students acquire will be applied to critically analyzing current protein and peptide based therapies.