Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

BIOL 4350K Cell and Tissue Culture

Prerequisite: BIOL 3400K

2-4-4

This course covers the culturing of eukaryotic cells, tissues, and organs in vitro. Lectures topics include the history of tissue culture, cell lines, basic cell culture techniques, stem cells, and tissue engineering. In laboratory, students will investigate the propagation of adherent and non-adherent cell lines, cloning techniques, primary cell and organ explants cultures, and sterile micropropagation of plant tissues.

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