Fall 2021 - MBB 421 D100
Nucleic Acids (3)
Class Number: 4170
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5018, Burnaby
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5018, Burnaby
1 778 782-4386
Prerequisites:MBB 331 with a minimum grade of C.
Recent literature is examined for insights into the structure and properties of DNA and RNA, drawing on a variety of biochemical, chemical and molecular biological perspectives.
- Sugars, bases, and nucleotides.
- DNA structure.
- Recombination structures
- RNA structure.
- RNA - ligand (proteins and drugs) interactions
- DNA - ligand (proteins and drugs) interactions
- Catalytic RNA
- RNA and the origin of life.
- 2 (equivalent) exams 100%
This course is in person.
No specific recommended text for this course. Any standard biochemistry and molecular biology textbook (such as used for MBB 222 or MBB 331) may be helpful.
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