BI 308/BI 308H

Molecular Cell Biology

Present an in-depth study of the molecular processes and mechanisms of eukaryotic cells, emphasizing the integration and coordination of diverse cellular processes. Topics include: transcription, translation, cellular organization and ultrastructure, introductory bioenergetics, eukaryotic transcription and translation, membrane transport, cellular communication and signal transduction, control of genetic expression, cell cycle regulation, modification and transport of cellular products. Laboratory sessions emphasize molecular and cellular laboratory techniques. Prerequisites: "C" or better in Biology 282, Chemistry 110 and 111. Lab fee. This course may not be taken as a coordinated study. Credit, 4 hours.