This is a 2-credit course.
This course will introduce students to the chemical structure of DNA and RNA; the synthetic processes for DNA and RNA synthesis; biochemical reactions and pathways for nucleotide synthesis; DNA replication, transcription and translation; covalent and reversible interactions of nucleic acids with small molecules and proteins and an overview of techniques for the analysis of nucleic acids.
|Module 1||DNA and RNA Structure|
|Module 2||DNA Packaging, Replication, Repair, and Recombination|
|Module 3||RNA Sequence Information|
|Module 4||Nucleotide Biosynthesis|
|Module 5||The Role of Nucleotides in Protein Synthesis and Protein-Nucleic Acid Interactions|
|Module 6||Reversible and Covalent Interactions of Nucleic Acids with Small Molecules|
|Module 7||Chemical Synthesis|
|Module 8||Techniques Applied to Nucleic Acids|
Please review our recommended course order.
Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry 7th Edition
by David L. Nelson, Michael M. Cox
Publisher: MacMillan Learning; 7th edition (2017)
Please note: this is the same text that is required for Metabolic Biochemistry, PHA 6935
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