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Muscle and Nerve Development
BIOL 343
Fall 2014 not offered
Crosslisting: NS&B 543, BIOL 543, NS&B 343

We will examine the structure and function of muscle cells, the development of muscle cell identity, the development of motor neurons, and the interactions between nerve and muscle that lead to a functioning neuromuscular system. The course will focus primarily on vertebrate model systems such as chick, mouse, and fish. We will also examine human diseases, including muscular dystrophies and other neuromuscular disorders.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM BIOL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: BIOL218 OR ([BIOL182 or MB&B182] AND [BIOL212 or MB&B212]) OR ([BIOL182 or MB&B182] AND [NS&B213 or BIOL213 or PSYC240]) OR ([BIOL196 or MB&B196] AND [BIOL212 or MB&B212]) OR ([BIOL196 or MB&B196] AND [NS&B213 or BIOL213 or PSYC240])
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on APR-19-2014
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