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A description of signal transduction mechanisms that govern major cell processes: Cell survival, cell differentiation, cell division, and inter- and intracellular communication. Topics include regulation of the cell cycle and tumor biology, hormonal signaling, motile and motor processes, nerve impulse transmission, and pharmaceutical action. Examples drawn from yeast, animal, and plant models. Laboratory focuses on molecular and biochemical methods used to investigate signal transduction. Closed to freshmen.