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2005-2006 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2005-2006 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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BIO 139 - Techniques in Molecular Biology

This course covers routine and advanced techniques in molecular biology. Theory underlying the techniques is covered in lectures. Techniques are learned in the context of interrelated experiments that address a single research problem. Techniques to be covered include DNA and RNA isolations, acrylamide and agarose gel electrophoresis, recombinant DNA techniques, Southern and Northern blot analysis, PCR, protein isolation and characterization by Western blot analysis and DNA and protein database analysis. Recommended for students interested in biotechnology or research in genetics/molecular biology. (2 hour lecture, 4 hour laboratory).

Prerequisites & Notes
BIO 135, 136, 137, and permission of the instructor. (Formerly Techniques in Molecular Biology and Cytochemistry.)

Credits: 3 s.h.

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