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Course Title[Course Code]:Mutagenicity and mutagens (Advanced)[Gen 608]

Faculty: Agriculture
Department: Genetics
Program: Cytogenetics
Compulsory / Elective:Elective
Postgraduate(Master-First Semester or Second Semester)
Hours:
Lecture:( 2 ) Practical / Clinical:( 2 ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
Copying errors when DNA replicates or is transcribed into RNA can cause changes in the sequence of bases which makes up the genetic code. Radiation and some chemicals can also cause changes. The examples which follow show some of the easier-to-understand effects of this.