Oct 01, 2023  
2019-2020 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 455/555 DNA Structure and Function

Credits: (3-0) 3

Detailed examination of the basics of DNA structures, including alternative conformations of DNA, such as left-handed DNA, triplex DNA, quadruplex DNA, unwound DNA, slipped strand structures, and others. DNA supercoiling and the dynamics of alternative structure formation are also covered. The biology associated with alternative DNA conformations is also explored.

Prerequisites: BIOL 151  and CHEM 326  
Notes: Students enrolled in BIOL 555 will be held to a higher standard than those enrolled in BIOL 455.

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