122.231 Genes and Gene Expression (15 credits)

Structure of DNA. Replication, DNA repair and transcription. Regulation of prokaryotic gene expression. Technologies used in the study of genes and gene expression: plasmids, sequencing, restriction enzymes, libraries, PCR, Southern, northern and western analysis, expression vectors and the production of recombinant proteins. A practical course that illustrates concepts presented in the lectures.

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  • Prerequisite(s): 123.101, 162.101
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 100 level.

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