Academic Catalog

GENE103 MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY I

Course Code: 2190103
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 5(4-2)
ECTS Credit: 7,5
Department: Molecular Biology And Genetics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. NLFER TLN GRAY
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The topics include; the origin of living organisms, their cellular basis, the chemical building blocks of the cell, biology of the cell, cell membrane and permeability, cell to cell interactions and cell signaling, structure and function of sub-cellular organelles, energy flow in cells, chemotropic and phototropic energy metabolism, mitochondria and chloroplast structure, the basis of cellular information flow, DNA structure, chromosomes and nucleus.