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BIO - Biology

BIO 252

NUCLEIC ACID METHODS

(4.00 CR.)

Prerequisites: BIO 250 and BIO 253 with a C or better. Provides students with advanced laboratory skills needed for employment in the biotechnology industry. Focuses on use of basic and specialized lab equipment and techniques such as solution chemistry, cell culture, DNA extraction and analysis, protein extraction and analysis. Emphasizes lab safety, documentation, quality control, and use of standard operating procedures Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

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