BI 406 Advanced Cell Biology
4 cr. (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: BI 111 and BI 218 or CH 450 and CH 220 or CH 321, junior standing or instructor's permission.
Structure and function of eukaryotic cells and organelles, with comparisons to selected features of prokaryotic cells. Topics include methods of study, compartmentalization of cells, cellular energetics, cell signaling, cytoskeletal proteins and the cell cycle. Laboratory work includes microscopy, tissue culture and isolation of cellular components.