General Microbiology   [Archived Catalog]

BIO 414 - General Microbiology

Credits, 4 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 111 , BIO 110  , BIO 112 , BIO 113  , CHE 141 - CHE 142 , and BIO 305  or BIO 306  
Lecture/Lab/Field/Meeting: Lecture three hours a week. Laboratory three hours a week.

An integrated course on prokaryotic cell structure, protein secretion, nutrition, growth, metabolism, antimicrobial drugs, normal microbial flora, dental infections, pathogenicity, selected Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, and a survey of viruses, viral diseases, and prions. Laboratory exercises illustrating the preceding lecture topics and a class research project are included in this course. Students receiving credit for BIO 414 cannot receive credit for BIO 251  (Microbiology).