MCB 150
The Molecular and Cellular Basis of Life
School of Molecular and Cellular Biology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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About MCB 150

Course Description

Credit: 4 hours.

Introductory course focusing on the basic structure, metabolic, and molecular processes (including membranes, energy metabolism, genes) common to all cells. Emphasis on unique properties that differentiate the major sub-groups of organisms (Archaea, Bacteria, plants, and animals), and will discuss how cells are integrated into tissues and organs in multicellular organisms.

For further information: www.life.illinois.edu/mcb/150. Students must register for one discussion and one lecture section.

This course satisfies the General Education Criteria in Fall 2017 for a Illinois: Life Sciences course