DNA replication and replication control. DNA recombination. DNA damage and repair. Genetics of bacteriophages, plasmids and transposons. Bacterial gene expression control at the transcriptional, translational and post-translational levels. Global regulation and compartmentalisation.
1 practical/tutorial per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Period of presentation
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