Nov 13, 2018  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 255 - Molecular Biology


An intensive lecture and laboratory course designed to provide scientific background on procedures used for cloning, isolation and characterization of a particular gene or DNA sequence in biotechnology industries. Emphasis will be placed on techniques of DNA synthesis, DNA extraction, DNA amplification (PCR), DNA sequencing, and DNA analysis through cloning, non-isotope detection systems, Southern and Northern transfers, and forensic applications of DNA fingerprinting. 3 hours lecture/3 hours laboratory

Prerequisite(s): Certificate in Biotechnology or permission of course instructor.
General Education Elective(s): Science

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