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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Record 2006-2007 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

BIOM 204 - Cell and Molecular Biology for Engineers


Introduces the fundamentals of cell structure and function, emphasizing the techniques and technologies available for the study of cell biology. A problem-based approach is used to motivate each topic. Divided into three general sections: cell structure and function includes cell chemistry, organelles, enzymes, membranes, membrane transport, intracellular compartments and adhesion structures; energy flow in cells concentrates on the pathways of glycolysis and aerobic respiration; information flow in cells focuses on modern molecular biology and genetic engineering, and includes DNA replication, the cell cycle, gene expression, gene regulation, and protein synthesis. Also presents specific cell functions, including movement, the cytoskeleton and signal transduction. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: CHEM 151 or instructor permission.

Credits: 3