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BIOL 360 Cell Biology (4)

Study of the mechanisms governing major cell processes in prokaryotes and eukaryotes: cell survival, cell differentiation, cell division, and inter- and intracellular communication. Topics may include signal transduction, regulation of the cell cycle, tumor biology, hormonal signaling, motility and motor processes, intracellular transport, nerve impulse transmission, and pharmaceutical action. Examples and course materials will be drawn from a variety of sources including classic and contemporary primary literature, popular press articles, and textbook readings.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Natural Sciences
  • Prerequisite: BIOL 245W or BIOL 120, BIOL 231 and junior standing
  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Staff

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