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BIO 642: Molecular Biology.

6 hours (2, lecture; 4, lab), 4 credits. Structure and function of biological macromolecules. The synthesis of DNA in vitro and in vivo, the transfer of information from DNA to RNA, and the translation of informational RNA into protein. The genetic code and basic principles of molecular genetics will also be included. The laboratory will introduce students to basic techniques in molecular biology, including sterile technique, bacterial growth, gel electrophoresis, restriction enzyme digestion, bacterial transformation, and cloning techniques.

Last modified: 7/14/2014