Microbiology and Environmental ToxicologyMETX 140 Molecular Biology of Prokaryotes

Focuses on several aspects of prokaryotic molecular biology. Covers transcriptional regulation, translational regulation, DNA replication and segregation, protein secretion, transport of small molecules, control of metabolism, stress response, bacterial differentiation, signal transduction, biofilm formation, and motility. Strong focus on experimental techniques and approaches used in prokaryotic molecular biology. Focus on model bacteria such as Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis.Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 240.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): METX 119.

Credits

5

Instructor

Karen Ottemann