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COURSE NAME: Molecular Biology
COURSE CODE: BIO 202
PROGRAM: B.Sc. Biotechnology and B.Sc. Microbiology
SEMESTER: Two
CREDITS: Three

Syllabus

PART 1: HISTORICAL AND CONCEPTUAL BACKGROUND
Discovery of  DNA as genetic material,  Griffith’s experiment, Hershy and Chase warring blender experiment, Chargaff’s rule, Strucuture of DNA, RNA and Protein

PART 2: CENTRAL DOGMA IN DETAIL, GENE REGULATION
Basic mechanism of replication, transcription, translation, Gene regulation in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, positive regulation, negative regulation, attenuation, gene regulation in lambda phage life cycle, RNA processing and post transcriptional regulation

PART 3: TRANSCRIPTIONAL AND TRANSLATIONAL REGULATION  
Eukaryotic transcription factors, enhancers, silencers, insulators, chromatin structure and gene regulation, Translational regulation in prokaryote and eukaryotes, Post translational modification and protein stability.

TEXT BOOKS

  1. Molecular biology of gene, J.D.Watson
  2. Gene VIII, Benjamin Lewin
  3. Molecular biology, David Freifielder

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PART 1

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