University of Guelph 1999-2000 Diploma Program Calendar

Course Description

DVT*1030 Biochemistry and Genetics F(4-0) [0.50]

This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of biochemistry and animal metabolism. The basics of biochemistry are taught with an emphasis on interrelating physiological, chemical, nutritional and pharmacological processes of animals. Topics include organic chemistry, basic chemistry of biological compounds and metabolism. Genetics provides a basic understanding of the principles of protein synthesis, DNA replication, heritability, selective breeding and genetic improvement, genetic engineering and vaccine production.

Location: Ridgetown
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Last revised: January 1999.