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BIO 283 Molecular Biology

4 hours


A study of the systems, mechanisms, and methods of molecular biology with a particular emphasis on the analysis of the genetic material--mutagenesis, replication, regulation, transcription, and translation--and its protein products and their biological function. Recombinant DNA and genetic engineering will be a major focus in the laboratory.

Three lectures per week.

One 3-hour lab per week.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 160 Cell Biology, BIO 170 Genetics, and CHEM 122 Analytical and Inorganic Chemistry.