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BS244 - Protein Structure and Function

  • Module code: BS244
  • Module name: Protein Structure and Function
  • Department: School of Life Sciences
  • Credit: 12

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The aim of this module is to build at an intermediate level on the basic concepts of protein structure and function introduced in Year 1, students having by this stage a firm foundation in molecular biology and a wider range of knowledge of cell biology.

Principal learning outcomes

Students should gain from this module the ability to discuss with confidence structure/function relationships of proteins in terms of the chemistry of their component amino acid residues.

Timetabled teaching activities

Lectures term 1, Weeks 6-10

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/lifesci/intranet/teach/2ndyr/lectures/bs244/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: BS244-12)
B (Examination only) 1 hour examination (Summer) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Microbiology and Virology (C520) - Year 2
Optional
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (C100) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (with Intercalated Year) (C101) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (MBio) (C1A1) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Medical Microbiology and Virology (MBio) (C1A4) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences with Industrial Placement (MBio) (C1A5) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Medical Microbiology and Virology (C526) - Year 2