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Unit (CYTOLOGY AND HISTOLOGY

Course
Biological sciences
Study-unit Code
GP004015
Curriculum
In all curricula
Teacher
Livia Lucentini
Teachers
  • Livia Lucentini - Didattica Ufficiale
Hours
  • 56 ore - Didattica Ufficiale - Livia Lucentini
CFU
8
Course Regulation
Coorte 2018
Offered
2018/19
Learning activities
Base
Area
Discipline biologiche
Sector
BIO/06
Type of study-unit
Obbligatorio (Required)
Type of learning activities
Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction
italian
Contents
Structure and function of eukaryotic cell and main tissues.Virus and prokaryotic cells. Molecules and macromolecules of biological interest: water, protein, nucleic acids, lipids, ..Protein synthesis, cells communication, mitosis and meiosis. Tissues structure and ultrastructure. Principal tissues
Reference texts
Biologia della cellula e dei tessuti, Ediermes, 2014

or

Principi della cellula, G. Plopper, 2016

both with:
Atlante di Istologia. CEA. 2010
Educational objectives
Structure and function of eukaryotic cell and main tissues.
Prerequisites
nd
Teaching methods
lessons
Other information
Attendance is strongly recommended
Learning verification modality
written test and oral exam
Extended program
Cell principal characteristics. Cell morphology. Prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Animal cell vs vegetal cell. Cellular constituents: water, amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, carbohydrates. Genetic code. RNA. Protein synthesis. Cellular membrane. Cytoplasm. Cytoskeleton. Cellular signalling. Autotroph and heterotroph organisms. ATP. Mitochondria. Nucleus. Cellular cycle. Mitosis. Structure, ultrastructure and function of the following tissues: epithelial, connective, muscular, nervous.
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