Cellular and Molecular Biology

University of Auckland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Cellular and Molecular Biology

  • Host University

    University of Auckland

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Biology, Microbiology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    BIOSCI 101, and 30 points from BIOSCI 102-107, MEDSCI142, and 15 points from CHEM 110, 120 or 150

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The basic structures of biomolecules, the evolution and structure of cells and their organisation into tissues and organs are examined first. This is followed by a study of the nucleus, the regulation of gene expression, and DNA, RNA and protein synthesis. Further sections deal with cell behaviour, development, cancer and the basis of immunity.

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