UT Dallas 2014 Graduate Catalog

BIOL6228 - Prokaryotic Gene Expression

BIOL 6228 Prokaryotic Gene Expression (2 semester credit hours) Principles of gene regulation in bacteria are discussed. The readings consist of recent developments described in the research literature. Topics will vary, but will include bacterial chromosome structure, function and structure of RNA polymerase and promoters, the mechanism of action of various repressors and activators, the coordination of gene expression in phage lambda, during nitrogen limitation, and during sporulation. (2-0) T