May 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog
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BIO 441 Molecular Genetics


4 credits

A study of the molecular basis of information storage, regulation, processing, and expression. Structure and function of proteins, nucleic acids, and their interactions are discussed. Molecular approaches used in contemporary biology will be covered with specific attention to plant biotechnology, gene therapy, transgenic organisms, and cloning. Laboratory will focus on current molecular biology methodology including DNA sequencing, recombinant DNA technology, and polymerase chain reaction (PCR).

Lecture: 3 hours Laboratory: Lab: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): BIO 202  or BIO 212  or BIO 341  or permission of instructor



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