Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

BIO 782 Vertebrate Endocrinology

6 laboratory hours; 3 credits. Focus will be on the role of chemical messengers of endocrine and neural origin in the control of vertebrate physiological processes (i.e., growth and regulation of cellular function). In addition, the cellular source, biosynthesis, chemistry and storage of the messengers, the factors and mechanisms controlling messenger secretion, and the cellular mechanisms of messenger actions will be emphasized. Prerequisites: BIO 205, BIO 332, CHM 256 or equivalent.




Material Fee: $25