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COURSE NAME: Inheritance Biology
PROGRAM: B.Sc. Microbiology
SEMESTER: Four
CREDITS: Three

SYLLABUS:

PART 1: GENES, CHROMOSOMES & HERIDITY

Introduction, DNA as genetic material – Cellular Reproduction – Mendelism: Basic Principles

PART 2: EXTENSION AND VARIATION OF MENDELISM

Extension of Mendelism-Incomplete Dominance, Codominance, Multiple Alleles, Gene Interactions, Epistasis, Variable Expressivity, Incomplete Penetrance & Inbreeding.

Chromosomal Basis – Variation in chromosome number & structure – Linkage, Crossing Over and Chromosome Mapping – Genetics of Bacteria and their viruses- Extra Nuclear Inheritance.

PART 3: DNA, GENE EXPRESSION & GENOMICS

Molecular structure of DNA – Mutation, DNA repair & Recombination –– Transposable elements – Regulation of gene expression – Cancer & Regulation of Cell Cycle

TEXT BOOKS

  • Genetics – 7th Edition – Snustad & Simmons – Wiley

  • Concepts of Genetics – 11th Edition – Klug et al - Pearson

RESOURCES

PART 1: GENES, CHROMOSOMES & HERIDITY


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