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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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BIOL 360 Advanced Cell Biology (1)

A description of the relationship between the ultrastructure of cells, the molecular architecture of cellular organelles and the mechanisms by which cellular structures and organelles are used to produce the energy required for cellular growth, motility and reproduction. Cellular mechanisms underlying regulation of cytosolic pH, regulation of cell volume, sensory transduction processes, and motile and motor processes in plant and animal cells. Membrane transport processes, electrical properties of excitable membranes and mechanisms of signal transduction. Laboratory. Closed to freshmen.

Prerequisite: BIOL 130 and CHEM 225, or concurrent

  • Offering: Spring
  • Instructor: Tallman