M.Sc. in Genetics

University of Delhi
In New Delhi

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New Delhi
University Road , Delhi 110007, 110007, Delhi, India
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New Delhi
University Road , Delhi 110007, 110007, Delhi, India
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Course programme

M.Sc. in Genetics

Course I : Concepts of Genetics
Course II : (a) Biotsatistics and Computer Application
(b) Population genetics
Course III : Cytogenetics and Genome Organisation
Course IV : Gene function
Course V : Concepts of Biochemistry

Course VI : Regulation of Gene Expression And Development.
Course VII : Advanced Microbial Genetics
Course VIII : Plant Breeding and biotechnology
Course IX : Human Genetics and Medical Biotechnology
Course X : Recombinant DNA Technology

The living vs the non-living state: Lehninger's thesis of "molecular logic" of life; biomolecules: building
blocks, macromolecules; informational macromolecules. Proteins as informational macromolecules;
chemistry of aminoacids; the primary, secondary and tertiary structure of polypeptides; peptides; peptide
subunits and quaternary structure; metabolism of proteins and aminoacids. Enzymes as biocatalysts;
specificity of enzyme kinetics; inhibition of enzyme action; assay of enzymes; mechanism of enzyme
action: regulation of enzyme activity in vitro; enzyme classification.
Cellular metabolism: energy-yielding and energy-requiring processes; metabolic pathways;
thermodynamics of cellular reactions; energy-rich compounds; biological oxidation and its coupling to
ATP synthesis.

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