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Date Updated: August 2, 2011

Basic Science: Biochemistry

The Basic Science Biochemistry content outline includes:

Outline
Topic Percentage
Gene expression: DNA structure, replication, and exchange
5%–10%
Gene expression: transcription (including defects)
5%–10%
Gene expression: translation (including defects)
5%–10%
Structure and function of proteins
5%–10%
Energy metabolism
15%–20%
Metabolic pathways of small molecules
15%–20%
Biology of cells
5%–10%
Human development and genetics
1%–5%
Biology of tissue response to disease
1%–5%
Nutrition
5%–10%
Pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic processes
1%–5%
Normal processes
10%–15%
Hematopoietic & lymphoreticular system
1%–5%
Central & peripheral nervous system
1%–5%
Endocrine system
5%–10%
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