Biochemistry

021.1 Hormone: Cell Interaction – Plasma Membrane Response to Extracellular Signal – Action of Prostaglandins and Catecholamines

Instructor: to be arranged

Location: BUSM, K225

Telephone: 617 358-4280

Number of Students: One

Period to be Offered: to be arranged

Description of Elective:

The project would involve some aspect of the biochemistry of interaction of the prostaglandins and catecholamines with cells in culture. The hormone-cell relationship would be determined in terms of hormone binding to the cell surface, response of the cyclic AMP and GMP systems and the control of cell division in normal and transformed human fibroblasts.