Mitochondrial Genomics

BIO 5426 - Mitochondrial Genomics

Credits, 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.
This course centers on mitochondrial biology, including general structure and function, energy production and oxidative phosphorylation, and protein import. There is special focus on mitochondrial genome structure including genetic abnormalities, corresponding mitochondrial disorders, and use of the genome in mitochondrial haplotyping to determine maternal inheritance.