Aug 14, 2022  
2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
2021-2022 University Catalog

BCH - 624 Connective Tissue Biochemistry


Biochemistry of the extracellular matrix in connective tissues. Topics include collagen genes, structure, types, biosynthesis and diseases; proteoglycan structure, synthesis and diseases, hyaluronan; calcification of connective tissues, bone morphogenic proteins, basement membranes, elastin, fibronectin, extracellular matrix receptors, matrix metalloproteinases and matrix metalloproteinase gene regulation. Retake Counts for Credit: No. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: No. Credit(s): 2