Microbial Genetics, Btc 432:(3 C.H.: 2 lectures and 1 practical). Prerequisite B 331 + B 341.
This course introduces the subject of bacterial genetics using molecular biology approaches. It explains a wide range of bacterial molecular genetics concepts, including recent developments and application in microbial genetic engineering, prokaryotic gene structure and function; DNA replication; gene transfer; regulation of gene expression; genetics of bacteriophages and other viruses, extra-chromosomal inheritance; movable genes; strain development and gene cloning.