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2011-2012 Academic Year

Applied Science Courses of Instruction Microbiology Courses (core to Engineering Programs)

Microbiology Courses (core to Engineering Programs)
MBIO 218 Gene Structure and Function (Molecular Biology) W 3-0-.25 3.25
Molecular mechanisms of gene expression, biochemistry of nucleic acids, chromatin structure, DNA replication, RNA transcription, processing and translation in prokaryotic, eukaryotic and viral systems. Offered jointly by the Departments of Biochemistry, Biology and Microbiology and Immunology. (0/39/0/0/0) PREREQUISITE: BIOL 205
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MBIO 318 Gene Structure and Function (Molecular Biology)

Molecular mechanisms of gene expression, biochemistry of nucleic acids, chromatin structure, DNA replication, RNA transcription, processing and translation in prokaryotic, eukaryotic and viral systems. Offered jointly by the Departments of Biochemistry, Biology and Microbiology and Immunology in the Winter Term. (0/39/0/0/0)
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PREREQUISITE:  BIOL 205
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MICR 229 Fundamental Microbiology
A fundamental study of the structure and growth of microorganisms. Roles of microorganisms in industry and the environment will be considered. Grade 12 Biology recommended.  (0/37/0/8/0)
Note: Open only to students in Chemical Engineering & Engineering Chemistry programs
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PREREQUISITES: APSC 131, 132, or permission of the Department.
EXCLUSIONS: MICR 220, MICR 221
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MICR 360 Immunology F 3-0-0 3
The general principles and mechanism of immune reaction. Immunochemical and immunobiological aspects of antibody formation and cell-mediated immunity in health and disease will be considered. (0/36/0/0/0) PREREQUISITES or COREQUISITES:  BCHM 310 or BCHM 315 or BIOL 334 or equivalents or permission of the department.
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MICR 433 Microbial Diversity
An emphasis on the wide variety of bacteria and their habitats focusing on their physiology, metabolism, genetics and their influence on the environment. The laboratory component will feature enrichments for selected groups of microorganisms and analysis of isolates by light microscopy, gas and high pressure liquid chromatography etc. (0/54/0/0/0)
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PREREQUISITES: MICR 221 or 229 with a minimum grade of 75 per cent, and a minimum overall average of 75 per cent.
PREREQUISITES OR COREQUISITES:  BCHM 310 or 315 or equivalent. MBIO 318 recommended.
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Applied Science Courses of Instruction Microbiology Courses (core to Engineering Programs)
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