BTEC 26EX Southern and Northern Blotting (0.5)
Lec-16, lab-8 (total hrs), field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
ADVISORY: BIO 11
or 101A or 65
An advanced course in molecular biology techniques that extends on topics covered in Biology 65. Students will become proficient in the skills of Southern and Northern blotting. Students will isolate nucleic acid (DNA and RNA), prepare them for the appropriate agarose gel electrophoresis protocols, prepare DNA probes, set-up nucleic acid hybridizations, and complete and interpret non-radioactive Southern and Northern blots.