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BIOL.5090 Photobiology (Formerly 81.509)

Id: 036854 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


Biological process involving light in plants and animals. Topics include mechanisms of light absorption, energy transduction, light reactions in photosynthesis, functions of color in flowering plants, visual systems and structural and pigment coloration in animals, pigmentation in animals affecting camouflage and reproductive strategies. In addition, the genetics involved in responses to light such as photoperiods, cicardian rhythms, and seasonal cycles will be covered.


Pre-Req: BIOL 4190 or 519 Biochemistry.

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