BIOL 121 (2012) Fall - Syllabus

In addition to studying the current status of

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Unformatted text preview: principles contribute to our understanding of biochemistry, cell biology and genetics, in the context of evolutionary, developmental and physiological processes. In addition to studying the current status of biomedical knowledge, every effort is made to provide insight into how biological systems work, and the methods of biological research. We address not just the WHAT, but also the HOW and (where appropriate) the WHY. Contemporary methods encompassing such areas as applied biotechnology, genomics, molecular medicine, and the biology of disease are integral components of the course. Topics to be covered will include: protein structure; enzymes; lipids and membranes; polysaccharides and cell walls; membrane proteins; membrane transport; cellular respiration; ion channels; receptors and signal tra...
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