Microbiology and Immunology 3400B – Diversity of Prokaryotes and Viruses

A study of selected groups of Bacteria and Archaea that exhibit metabolic and physiological diversity (heterotrophs, phototrophs, autotrophs, chemolithotrophs, extremophiles). Molecular systematics and identification of prokaryotes. Introduction to the structure and replication of bacterial and animal viruses (including HIV and SARS). Viral responses to host cell defenses. Antirequisite(s): The former Microbiology and Immunology 450b. Prerequisite(s): Biochemistry 2280A; Biology 2581B; Microbiology and Immunology 2100A. Biochemistry 3381A is recommended. Corequisite(s): Pre-or Corequisite(s): Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course. back to top




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