Virology 351

Module code MBY 351
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

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.

Module credits 18.00
Prerequisites BCM 251, CMY 127, GTS 251, GTS 261 and MBY 161
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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