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1120
Introduction to Biomolecular Research
Intro to Biomolecular Research
Fall 2017
2
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Laboratory
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Research methods in the studies of proteins and DNA; exploration of faculty research to help prepare students for conducting their own research. Prerequisite or concurrent registration: BISC 1115 and BISC 1125. Permission of the instructor is required. Laboratory fee.
Develop molecular/biochemical laboratory skills used in research by GW scientists.. Learn to analyze protein a) concentrations using a spectrophotometer, b) molecular weights by gel electrophoresis, c) identity by immunoblot. Be able to recognize the different types of amino acids within protein molecules and the chemical bonds involved in protein structure. Analyze the catalytic activity of enzymes. Trace the information in DNA to the production of RNA and protein molecules. Identify and analyze the presence of DNA with PCR. Be knowledgeable of examples of specific protein functions and 3D structures. Create an evolutionary tree of closely
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