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University of Pittsburgh Greensburg    
2018-2019 Greensburg Campus Catalog 
  Feb 23, 2020
2018-2019 Greensburg Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 1
Maximum Credits: 1
This experimental methods course is designed to give upper division majors and opportunity to learn modern techniques used in cell biology research. Students will master the fundamentals of light microscopy (bright field, phase contrast, and dark field) and explore more advanced techniques such as fluorescence, confocal, video, and differential interference contrast microscopy. Students will isolate plasma membranes, mitochondria, nuclei, brush borders, and flagella and characterize these organelles by microscopy, enzyme assays and antibody labeling.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Credit Laboratory
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis
Course Requirements: COREQ: BIOSC 1500

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