GENERAL ANIMAL BIOLOGY (Zoo-109)

Course Designation Zoo-109 109  حين رقم المقرر ورمزه
Course Name General Zoology علم الحيوان العام اسم المقرر
No. of Credits 3 (2 + 1) 3  ساعات (2 + 1) عدد الوحدات الدراسية المعتمدة

Syllabus of Zoo-109

  • Macromolecules:
    • Carbohydrates
    • Lipids
    • Proteins
    • Nucleic acids
  • Viruses
  • Prokaryotes
  • Bacteria & Archaea
  • Eukaryotes (Basics of cell Biology):
    • Cell types (plant & animal cell).
    • Cell organelles (animal cell)
  • Cellular transport (active & passive)
  • Enzymes and metabolic control
  • Cellular respiration (production of ATP)
  • Cell division (cell cycle)
    • Mitotic division
    • Meiotic division (and sexual life cycle)
  • Molecular Biology (information codes and genes): 
    • DNA and DNA-replication
    • RNA and RNA-transcription
  • From gene to protein (RNA translation)
  • Mendel and the gene idea:
    • First low of Mendel
    • Second low of Mendel
    • The genetic diseases, sex-linked disorders and mutations
    • The chromosomal bases of inheritance
    • Chemical signals in animals (endocrine system and hormonal regulation).

 
Main book
Campbell, N. A. and Reece, J. B. (2011). Biology (9th edition). Pearson Education. Inc. USA.
 

Course Materials