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300036 VO Molecular Evolution (2016S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

HS 1/UZA I, Althanstraße 14.1090 Wien.
jeweils Mi. 09.15 - 10.45 Uhr, Beginn: 09.03.2016



Aims, contents and method of the course

The subject of this lecture will be the basic structure and composition of bacterial, archaeal, and eucaryotic genomes and their evolution. Fundamental mechanisms of molecular evolution will be explained such as gene duplication, genome duplication, gene conversion, exon shuffling, transposition, mutation and conservation of DNA and protein sequences, saturation of observed substitutions, molecular clock. Further, mechanisms and role of lateral gene transfer between procaryotes will be discussed.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

BMG 9, B-BMG 10, B-BAN 9, B-BMB 10, B-BOE 11, B-BPB 12, B-BPF 8, B-BZO 11, UF BU 10, BAN 6, BBO 8, BOE 11, BPB 11, BZO 11, BMB 10

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