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|BIOL 409 - Developmental Biology|
A study of the fundamental principles that regulate animal development from sperm and egg formation through the mechanisms by which the basic organization of the embryo arises from the fertilized zygote. Topics covered include fertilization, nuclear cytoplasmic interactions, gastrulation, animal cloning, cell-cell interactions, formation of the nervous system, and sex differentiation. Laboratory exercises include both descriptive and experimental embryology.
Prerequisite: BIOL 301 Genetics or permission of the instructor.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
Levels: Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture/Lab, Lecture, Lab
Undergraduate Level Course, 3 hour/wk laboratory component