NUCLEIC ACIDS   [Archived Catalog]
2020-2021 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog


Minimum Credits: 2
Maximum Credits: 2
BIOSC 2150 focuses on the molecular biology of DNA and RNA, and how biological information is stored, replicated, recombined, and processed. Topics to be discussed include: DNA replication and its regulation; DNA segregation; homologous, illegitimate and site-specific recombination; DNA repair; structural and functional roles of RNA in the activity and regulation of telomerase; small nuclear rnas and the spliceosome; processing of ribosomal and transfer RNAs; regulation by micro RNAs and long non-coding RNAs. There will be an emphasis on the primary literature.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad LG/SNC Basis

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