CHEM:425: The Biochemistry of Nucleic Acids.

This course integrates information from the disciplines of biology and chemistry to explore nucleic acid function and metabolism. In-depth discussions cover the forces behind DNA/DNA, DNA/RNA and DNA/protein interactions as they apply to DNA structure and metabolism, RNA function and metabolism, protein synthesis, and gene regulation. Same as BIOL:425. Prerequisite: CHEM:222. Strongly recommended: BIOL:426/CHEM:426. 4 SH. 3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours. CC: Interdisciplinary.