BMB 210
Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Biology
Fall 2007
 
Dr. Peggy Richey, Young 214, X5319
Centre College
 
Lecture Text:  Becker, Kleinsmith & Hardin. The World of the Cell. 6th edition. 2006. Benjamin-Cummins Publishers.
Lab Text: BMB 210 Lab Manual (Fall 2007) available on Centre WebCT  

 
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Lecture Syllabus
Click on the links under "Resources" to review the material and find out more about each day's topics  
Date
Lecture
Topic
Reading
Resources
8/27
1
Introduction/Preview
1
 journey into the cell
8/29
2
Carbon/Water
2
8/31
3
Water/Macromolecules: Introduction
2
 
9/3
4
Macromolecules: proteins
3, Box 22A (pg. 697)
amino acids
protein structure rules 
9/5
5
Macromolecules: nucleic acids
3
DNA structure tutorial(1)
Note: 9/6--Lab Quiz covering Chapter 4: Cell Organization
9/7
6


Macromolecules: polysaccharides

Research topic due

3
quiz/tutorial 
9/10
7
Macromolecules: lipids
3
9/12
8
Bioenergetics
5
entropy
9/14
9
Bioenergetics
5
 
9/17
10
EXAM I
9/19
11
Enzymes
6
 
9/21
12
Enzymes
6
enzyme kinetics, 
competitive inhibition
noncompetitive inhibition, 
allosteric regulation
quiz/tutorial

9/24
13
Glycolysis
9
3-D glycolysis(1) 
Glycolysis & Fermentation
9/26
14
Glycolysis/Krebs cycle
9,10
 3-D Krebs(1)
Krebs cycle
9/28
15

Krebs cycle/electron transport
Research outline due

10
 3-D coenzymes(1)
ETC
10/1
16
Oxidative phosphorylation
10
OxPhos , quiz/tutorial
10/3
17
Photosynthesis
11
light reactions(3)quiz/tutorial
10/5
18
Photosynthesis
 Calvin cycle3
10/8
19
EXAM II
11
10/10
20
Membrane Structure
7
 
10/15
21
Membrane Transport
8
membrane transport
10/17
22
Intracellular compartments
12

ER, Golgi, etc.

10/19
23
Intracellular compartments/Protein sorting
12 , 22: 702-711
10/22
24
Exocytosis/Endocytosis
12
10/24
25
Lysosomes/Peroxisomes
12
 lysosomes and peroxisomes
10/26
26
Extracellular Matrix
17
10/29
27
Cell Junctions
17
  cell junctions
 
10/31
28
Cell Signaling
14: 392-403
11/2
29
EXAM III
11/5
30
DNA/Nucleus
18
Watson and Crick
 
11/7
31
Nuclear Structure & Transport
18
 
11/9
32
Cell Cycle
19:554-556; 586-597
tutorial/movie(3)/quiz,
11/12
33

DNA Replication
Annotated bibliography and keyed outline due

19:556-576

 BMB 210 replication tutorial (2)

11/14
34
DNA Replication/Repair
19: 556-576
telomere tutorial(2)
11/16
35
Transcription
21: 649-650; 661-670

BMB 210 transcription tutorial(2)

11/19
36
RNA Processing/Genetic Code
21: 670-680; 650-661
11/26
37
Translation
22: 684-701
11/28
38
Translation
22: 684-701

BMB 210 translation tutorial (2)

11/30
39
Regulation of Gene Expression
23
 quiz/tutorial
BMB 210 lac operon tutorial(2),
12/3
 
Final exam (1:30-4:30 p.m.)
 
 
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