• Course Code: BIOL334
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.:3 Lec)
  • Course Type: Faculty Core (FC)

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to cell biology emphasizing on cell division, cell cycle, structure and function of cellular organelles and the functional interaction of the cells with their microenvironment, an overview on DNA replication, transcription and translation, regulation of gene expression in prokaryotes and eukaryotes and protein synthesis. This course also covers molecular biology techniques including isolation and purification of nucleic acids, enzymes used in molecular biology such as restriction endonucleases and ligases, genomic library, PCR, Southern, northern and western blotting, sequencing, and cloning. Pre-req.: BIOL 231.