M8050

The RNA World


Credit: 2 Units
Instructor: Alfonzo, Ibba
Offered: Autumn

Lecture Topics:

  • The origin of the RNA world
  • Ribozymes
  • tRNA
  • RNA editing and modification
  • Small RNAs (siRNA and miRNAs)
  • In vitro selection and RNA biotechnology
  • Ribosomes and translation
  • tmRNA and the story of the 21st and 22nd amino acids
  • The origin of the genetic code
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