Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Biotechnology * VTS   229 3 1 1 1

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Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Assoc.Prof.Dr. Petek PİNER BENLİ
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiFUNDA EŞKİ1. Öğretim Grup:A
The aim of this course is to teach general application fields of Biotechnology, Biotechnological methods and Animal Biotechnology.
Descirption of Biotechnology, history of Biotechnology and application fields, Structure and functions of genetic materials (DNA, RNA), Bacterial DNA and viral DNA, Gene expression, Extrachromosomal genetic elements (Transposons, Plasmids), Recombinant DNA technology, Biotechnological vaccines, In vitro amplification of nucleic acids, Biotechnological methods used in the diagnosis of diseases, Trasngenic animals, Cloning techniques in animals, Embryo transfer techniques in animals

Learning Outcomes

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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Description of Biotechnology, history of Biotechnology and its main application fields. Lecture notes
2 Cell (Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cell) and cell organelles Lecture notes
3 Structure of genetic material (DNA, RNA), bacterial DNA and viral DNA Lecture notes
4 Functions of DNA (Replication, Repair Mechanisms, DNA Recombination) Lecture notes
5 Gene expression (Transcription, Translation) Lecture notes
6 Extrachromosomal genetic elements (Trasnposons, Plasmids) Lecture notes
7 Enzymes and Vectors Used in Gene Cloning Lecture notes
8 Midterm exam Lecture notes
9 Recombinant DNA technology (Gene Cloning) Lecture notes
10 Gene Cloning in Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes Lecture notes
11 Biotechnological vaccines Lecture notes
12 In vitro amplification of nucleic acids Lecture notes
13 Biotechnological methods used in diagnosis of diseases Lecture notes
14 Trasngenic animals Lecture notes
15 Cloning techniques in animals/ Embryo transfer techniques in animals Lecture notes
16-17 Final exam Lecture notes

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