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Genetics Ι

Code: 
BIOL-205
Semester: 
C Semester
Course type: 
Obligatory
Course units: 
4
ECTS units: 
6

Hours per week

Theory: 
4
Training: 
1

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Description

Course contents: General genetics: introduction; Mendelian analysis; chromosomal theory of inheritance; extension of Mendelian analysis; linkage; genomics; chromosomal aberrations: structural differences; chromosomal aberrations: differences in chromosome number; DNA structure; the nature of the gene; DNA function; gene mutations; extranuclear genomes (mitochondria/chloroplasts); bacterial and phage genetics: conjugation; transduction; transformation; recombinant DNA technology (vectors, restriction enzymes – DNA mapping, cloning, selection, library construction, DNA sequencing), control of gene expression I (prokaryotes, lac operon, positive and negative control).

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The Department of Biology of the University of Crete was established in 1981 and is today an internationally recognized center for contemporary university education and research in the field of Biology.

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