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Molecular Biology


Molecular Biology

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After a historical introduction to molecular biology, this course describes the basic types of DNA and RNA structure and the molecular interactions that shape them. It describes how DNA is packaged within the cellular nucleus as chromosomes. The course also describes the core processes of molecular biology: replication of DNA, transcription of DNA into messenger RNA, and translation of messenger RNA into a protein. These are followed by modifications of these basic processes: regulation of... More
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 27, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 27, 2012
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Submitter: Sean Connor
Keywords: Replication, Transcription, Regulation, Molecules, Code, Genetics, Chromosomes, Genes, Molecular Biology, RNA, DNA, Expression, Synthesis, Mutation, Biology


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Primary Audience: College Upper Division
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 United States


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