Nov 21, 2018  
2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 123 - Photobiology

1 semester, 3 Credits

There would be no life without light. Explores the dependence of organisms, from microbes to humans, on access to and utilization of sunlight as an energy source. Examines the ways organisms use and depend on light in processes such as photosynthesis, photoperiodicity, photomorphogenesis, vision, circadian rhythms, migration, and bioluminescence. The detrimental and beneficial effects of light on the ecosystem and in medicine are considered.

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