Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


BIO-207 - Genetics (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: BIO151
This is a course which introduces the principles involved in the transmission of inherited characteristics, as revealed by classical and modern investigations. Special concepts include the chromosome theory, cytogenetics and genetic imbalance, mechanisms and significance of DNA mutation and DNA repair, mendelian and multifactorial inheritance, the chemical structure of genes, applied molecular genetics, gene expression and regulation of gene action.


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