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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Animal Sciences Department: ANSC 221

A collection of resources for students and researchers in nutrition in the Animal Sciences department.

About this Page

The Animal Science undergraduate program requires students to choose one of three degree concentrations:

  1. Companion Animal & Equine Science
  2. Food Animal Production & Management
  3. Science, Pre-Veterinary & Medical

While each concentration has specific required courses, all students must take a core of Animal Science courses. On this page is information pertaining to the required course ANSC 221: Cells, Metabolism, and Genetics.

Course Description

"Provides an introductory background in basic aspects of cell biology, physiology, and genetics. Topics addressed include cell structure, cell organelles, and different types of cells, protein synthesis and gene expression, chromosome structure, basic mechanisms of chromosome replication, basic principles of quantitative and population genetics, and an introduction to genomics and proteomics." - Course Explorer

Prerequisites: ANSC 100, CHEM 102/103 or concurrent enrollment.

Undergraduate Advising

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Textbooks & Course Reserves

No textbooks or course reserves could be found at this time for ANSC 221.

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