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Module 3 Module 2 covered energy production, cell structure and structure function. As always, the goal of the cell is to pass gene on to the next generation. Module 3 will focus on exactly how the genes are passed on and then the synthesis of proteins. Inheritance [Oct 12 – 19] What is a gene? What is a chromosome? How do chromosomes segregate? Bacterial cell division Eukaryote cell division Mitosis versus meiosis How do genes predict what an organism will look like – Mr. Mendel I presume like? Genotype versus phenotype Molecular biology of the gene [Oct 19 – 26] How do we know DNA carries information? DNA versus RNA DNA replication RNA synthesis Emerging viruses Ebola Hemorrhagic fevers Others that I find interesting The wild times of bacterial sex
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Control of gene expression [Oct 26 – 31] Are genes always on or always off? Signaling molecules DNA folding DNA binding proteins RNA regulation Protein regulation Metabolite regulation mRNA to proteins [Nov 2, 5] Can a biologist ever become the next Bill Gates? The basics of gene cloning What is a recombinant gene product? Are we in control?
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIOS 101 taught by Professor Plantz during the Spring '08 term at UNL.

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