BI 399 Molecular Genetics
BI 399 Molecular Genetics 3
Contemporary molecular genetics: the organization, storage, retrieval and transfer of genetic information at the molecular level. Topics include the chemical and physical properties of nucleic acids, DNA replication, transcription, translation, mutagenesis, DNA repair, gene regulation and expression, techniques of experimental molecular biology and applications to biotechnology. Viral, prokaryotic, and eukaryotic systems examined. Prerequisites: BI 140, BI 141, and BI 311 or CH 401; junior standing. Also listed as BI 399W. Spring semester.