Spring 2012 not offered
|Certificates: Informatics and Modeling, Molecular Biophysics|
This course is a comprehensive survey of the molecules and molecular mechanisms underlying biological processes. It will focus on the cornerstone biological processes of genome replication, gene expression, and protein function. The major biomacromolecules--DNA, RNA, and proteins-will be analyzed to emphasize the principles that define their structure and function. We will also consider how these components interact in larger networks within cells to permit processing of external and internal information during development and discuss how these processes become perturbed in disease states.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: ([MB&B181 or BIOL181] AND [BIOL182 or MB&B182]) OR ([MB&B195 or BIOL195] AND [BIOL182 or MB&B182])
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CHEM-Track B)(CIM)(CIS)(MB&B)(SISP)
Bruce Alberts, Alexander Johnson, Julian Lewis, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, Peter Walter MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL, Fouth Edition.
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Two midterm exams, take-home assignments, and a final comprehensive exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course is intended to be the final course in the normal "core curriculum" sequence of BIOL/MB&B-205, 206 and MB&B208. It is strongly suggested that the student have completed, or be in the process of completing, at least one year of chemistry. It is preferable to have taken CHEM141, 142, 251 or CHEM143, 144, 251 and to be in the process of taking CHEM252.
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