Department of Biochemistry

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Biochemistry means “living chemistry” and it is the study of chemical basic compounds and its chemical processes within and relating to living cells.

 

ACADEMIC STAFF

Prof. Dr. Nezir Yaşar Toker (Head of Department)

Prof. Dr. Kemal Özdem Öztabak

Prof. Dr. Süleyman Korkut Tekeli

Prof. Dr. Gülhan Türkay Hoştürk

Prof. Dr. Ayşen Altıner

Prof. Dr. Hasret YARDİBİ

Assoc. Prof.Dr. Feraye Esen Gürsel

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Atila Ateş

Dr. Iraz Akış Akad

 

LABORATORY INFRASTRUCTURE

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There are four laboratories in the Department of Biochemistry; Student Practice Laboratory, DNA Analysis Laboratory, Ancient DNA Laboratory and Biochemistry Research Labratory

 

FIELDS OF STUDY

In the department of Biochemistry, studies on hormones, enzymes, minerals and metabolites are conducted. Metabolic effects of several food supplements are analyzed. The gene polymorphisms affecting production traits and causing genetic diseases are determined. The genetic relationships of the indigenous livestock breeds in Turkey are identified based on modern and ancient DNA analyses.

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