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Code: BT 101
Title: Modern Biology
Credits: 3 0 0 6
Instructor: Dr. Venkata Dasu, Dr. Sanjukta Patra and Dr. B. Anand
Duration: Mon (11-11.55 & 2-2.55 hrs), Thu (9-9.55 & 4-4.55 hrs) and Fri (10-10.55 & 3-3.55 hrs)
First meeting: Feb 7, 2013 (B. Anand)
Syllabus:Diversity in biological systems; cell biology and cell structure; biological membranes; bioenergetics; genetics: DNA as genetic material; structure of DNA; DNA replication; transcription; translation; genes to proteins and to protein function; gene expression and regulation; recombinant DNA technology. Human physiology: biological axons and neurons, neuromuscular and synaptic junctions; sensory systems - hearing, taste, smell and visual receptors.
Suggested Texts & References:
J. L. Tymoczko, J. M. Berg and L. Stryer, Biochemistry, 5th
Ed, W. H. Freeman & Co, 2002.
2. D. L. Nelson and M. M. Cox, Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry, Macmillan
N. Hopkins, J. W. Roberts, J. A. Steitz, J. Watson and A. M. Weiner,
Molecular Biology of the Gene, 4th Ed, Benjamin Cummings, 1987.
C. R. Cantor and P. R. Schimmel, Biophysical Chemistry (Parts I, II and
III), W.H. Freeman & Co., 1980.
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