Molecular Biology

Course Code :1001WETMOL
Study domain:Biology
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:Minimum 8/20 for Cell Biology and Biochemistry.
Contact hours:60
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Gerrit Beemster
Niko Celis

3. Course contents *

The course comprises following chapters : introduction, nucleic acids (nucleosides, nucleotides, polynucleotides), DNA structure, denaturation and renaturation of DNA, DNA replication, mutations in DNA, recombination and repair, RNA (composition, structure), RNA synthesis (transcription), tRNA, rRNA and ribosomes, mRNA, protein synthesis, genetic code, regulation of the gene expression, recombinant DNA technology, polymerase chain reaction and modern study of gene expression.