BIO 106 CELLS
A detailed study of cells as fundamental units of living systems from structural and molecular levels of organization. Topics include structure and function of membranes and organelles; gene expression and regulation; protein synthesis, targeting and degradation; bioenergetics; signal transduction; cell cycle control, cancer and stem cells; the cytoskeleton, and extracellular matrices. Laboratory experiments include protein and enzyme assays, electrophoresis, PCR, fertilization and independent research projects.
Three hours of lecture and three hours laboratory work. Students may not receive credit for both this course and BIO 110
Registration is also required in BIO 106L
Enrollment limited to 14 students per laboratory section.