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BIOL 350 - Cell Biology


4 Credits
The focus of this course is the basic structure of cells with an emphasis on their functions and roles in life processes. Topics include an overview of membranes and protein synthesis and targeting, organelles, motility, reproduction and cell proliferation, and signal transduction. Students should increase comprehension of cell behavior and functionality at the cellular level from smallest molecules up to system level. Readings and discussions introduce classic and current research in papers and cases studies related to these topics. Three hours lecture. Three hours laboratory per week reinforces lecture topics, including exercises in histology, cell culture, electrophoresis of proteins, cell fractionation and Western blotting. Laboratory fee: $75.
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 114 - Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology  or permission of instructor



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