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Course Title[Course Code]:Microbial Genetics and Viruses[Gen 401]

Faculty: Agriculture
Department: Genetics
Program: Agricultural biotechnology
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Undergraduate(Second Year-First Semester)
Lecture:( 2 ) Practical / Clinical:( 2 ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
The course aims at introducing the 1. Prokaryotic Genomes. Mechanism of genetic exchange. Molecular Mechanism of gene regulation in prokaryotes. Bacteriophages. Bacteriophage Genetics.( Benzer’s fine structure of gene in bacteriophage T4 : Plaque Formation and Phage Mutants, Genetic recombition in the lytic cycle, (concept of recon, muton, cistron).