Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

BIOC 464 - EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX

Long Title: EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): BIOS 341 OR BIOC 341
Description: This course will address the biology, organization, mechanics, and turnover of extracellular matrix. There will be an emphasis on cells and cell-matrix interactions, matrix distribution within and design of connective tissues and organs techniques for quantitative analysis of matrix, techniques for measurement and modeling of connective tissue biomechanics, changes with growth and aging and tissue/matrix degradation. Cross-list: BIOE 464, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: BIOC 523. Recommended Prerequisite(s): BIOE 372, BIOC 341. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for BIOC 464 if student has credit for BIOC 523.