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Date Updated: October 18,2017

Basic Science: Biochemistry

The Basic Science Biochemistry content outline includes:

Outline
Systems
General Principles of Foundational Science
50%–55%
  Gene expression: DNA structure, replication, exchange and epigenetics
  Gene expression: transcription
  Gene expression: translation
  Structure and function of proteins and enzymes
  Energy metabolism
  Biology of cells
  Cell biology of cancer
  General principles of invasion and metastasis
  Cell/tissue structure, regulation, and function
  Human development and genetics
  Genetic mechanism
  Acute inflammatory responses
  Pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic processes
Blood & Lymphoreticular System
1%–5%
Nervous System & Special Senses
5%–10%
Skin & Subcutaneous Tissue
1%–5%
Musculoskeletal System
1%–5%
Cardiovascular System
1%–5%
Gastrointestinal System
1%–5%
Renal & Urinary System
1%–5%
Female Reproductive System & Breast
1%–5%
Male Reproductive System
1%–5%
Endocrine System
10%–15%
Multisystem Processes & Disorders
20%–25%
  Principles of nutrition
  Intracellular accumulations
  Abnormal processes: nutrition
  Toxins and environmental extremes
  Enzymatic/metabolic disorders
  Structural protein disorders
  Intracellular/extracellular transport receptors
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