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Molecular Biology I: Overview Of Nucleic Acid Structure...

 Molecular Biology I: Overview of Nucleic Acid Structure and Functions (9890-12) Review basic principles of nucleic acid structure and function that may be applied in a diagnostic or research laboratory which employs molecular biology techniques. Version Date: January 2012

Code 9890-12
Level Basic

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PEP hours: 6.0
CPS credits: 0
Level: Basic
Course Type: Express

Start Date: Upon registration
Completion: Up to 52 weeks
Delivery: PDF via email

Prerequisites: Prior to attempting this course, the learner will have already mastered:

  • Human cellular structure including function of organelles
  • Rudimentary organic chemistry

Textbook: N/A
Equipment: Computer with Internet is required

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the four nucleotides comprising DNA and categorize these as purine or pyrimidine
  • Describe interstrand basepairing between nucleotides
  • Describe key differences between DNA and RNA
  • Describe the basic principles of transcription and translation
  • Identify three different RNA species and their function

Author/Instructor: Christine Frantz, MLT
Version Date: January 2012