BIO 3800 - Molecular Biology

GEN ED: Junior Writing in the Discipline (WID) A study of the basic molecular processes and critical recombinant DNA technologies. This includes: structure and general features of the biological information molecules DNA, RNA and proteins; DNA replication and repair processes; RNA synthesis and processing; protein synthesis and regulation; and basic recombinant DNA technology. The laboratory will include: DNA isolation techniques; restriction analysis; construction of a recombinant DNA molecule and cloning; DNA-DNA hybridization; in vitro translation and analysis of the protein; PCR amplification of DNA; DNA sequencing and analysis; and the introduction to computer analysis of DNA, RNA and proteins. Lecture three hours, laboratory three hours. Prerequisites: BIO 1801 and one semester of organic chemistry; and RC 2001 or its equivalent. (ND Prerequisite: passing the math placement test or successful completion of MAT 0010.)
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