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Molecular Biology


An integrated lecture-lab experience covering the structure and organization of DNA; DNA replication, repair, and modification; transcription and RNA processing; protein biosynthesis; transcriptional and posttranscriptional control mechanisms, using examples from prokaryotes, eukaryotes, and viruses; and genomics and bioinformatics. Experimentation in modern recombinant DNA techniques. Prerequisites: BIO 311 and BIO 312. Occasionally.