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 GTS 251 GS and MBY 161 or permission from the HOD.
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 1 practical/tutorial per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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