BIOL 344

Experimental Laboratory in Cell and Molecular Biology

Prerequisites: BIOL 205, BIOL 206, and one year of chemistry; or CHEM 321 and permission of instructor. Sophomores by permission. An introduction to current techniques and modern experimental approaches used in the study of cells and their components. Includes electrophoretic and chromatographic analysis of DNA and proteins, organelle characterization, advanced techniques in light microscopy and photomicrography, and basic techniques of genetic engineering. One four-hour laboratory. Offered alternate years.

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