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2022 January Semester
Jan 19, 2022
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BCMB 403 - Advanced Nucleic Acids
This is a lecture-based course designed to provide in-depth knowledge on advanced topics in nucleic acid biochemistry. Topics include mechanistic analysis of nucleic acid metabolism; the RNA world hypothesis and theories of the origin of life; epigenetics; specificity and role of polymerases and repair pathways; replication and recombination mechanisms; RNA structural motifs and physical processing in gene expression; structure and function of non-coding RNA; silencing and micro RNA; catalytic RNA molecules; and technological applications of RNA.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

Precluded: CHEM-405
Students cannot receive credit for the course being described and the course(s) listed as Precluded

Green prerequisites must be completed before registering in this course

Red prerequisites can be taken concurrently with this course

Magenta co-requisites must be taken at the same time as this course

CHEM 204 Minimum Grade of C

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