Molecular Biology

An image of a DNA model sculpture.

DNA model sculpture. (Image courtesy of the National Institutes of Health.)


MIT Course Number

7.28 / 7.58

As Taught In

Spring 2005


Undergraduate / Graduate

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This course covers a detailed analysis of the biochemical mechanisms that control the maintenance, expression, and evolution of prokaryotic and eukaryotic genomes. The topics covered in lectures and readings of relevant literature include gene regulation, DNA replication, genetic recombination, and mRNA translation. In particular, the logic of experimental design and data analysis is emphasized.

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Faculty, Biology Department, and Tania Baker. 7.28 Molecular Biology, Spring 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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