Dec 05, 2021  
2020-2021 UMA Catalog 
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BIO 321 - Microbiology

4 CR

Biological principles as illustrated by micro-organisms, in particular bacteria and viruses. Students will acquire the concepts and techniques used in the practice of microbiology as well as a detailed understanding of the prokaryotic cell. Consideration is given to microbial structure, metabolism, metabolism, microbial ecology, the role of micro-organisms in disease including microbial control, infection, immunity, host-pathogen relations, and epidemiology. Laboratory emphasis is on the properties of bacteria, techniques, and identification.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 110  OR BIO 210  (a recent chemistry course is highly recommended).

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