|Module code||MBY 351|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
Introduction to the viruses as a unique kingdom inclusive of their different hosts, especially bacteria, animals and plants; RNA and DNA viruses; viroids, tumour viruses and oncogenes, mechanisms of replication, transcription and protein synthesis; effect on hosts; viral immunology; evolution of viruses.
|Prerequisites||BCM 251, CMY 127, GTS 251, GTS 261 and MBY 161|
|Contact time||2 lectures per week, 1 practical per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Academic organisation||Microbiology and Plant Path|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1|
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