Zoo 551 Advanced Genetics

Mutations, recombination in bacteria, transposable of genetic material. Genetic

control of the immune response and cell division (oncogenes and proto- oncogenes). Important

studies in genetics such as the experiments of Lederberg and Tatum, Hershey and Chase, Melson

and Stahl. Chargaff’s Rules and Griffin experiments. Watson and Craig contributions in discovery

of the DNA structure.

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