cod. 06208

Academic year 2012/13
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Istologia (BIO/17)
Scienze biomediche
Type of training activity
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
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Integrated course unit module: ANATOMY

Learning objectives

The main objectve of the histology module is the knowledge of the biology of the call, the tissues cellular organistion and a brief description of the early stages of embryonic development.



Course unit content

The module of histology will give students the basic knowledge of the biology of the cell and its components (plasmalemma, cytoplsm, Golgi apparatus, endoplasmic reticulum, mitochondria, the nucleus), on the cell cycle, the processes of cell differentiation and tissue formation. Spermatogenesis, oogenesis, fertilisation and early development.

Full programme

The biomolecules and the supramolecular complexes. The protoplasm: structure, energetics and functional aspects. The extracellular matrix: structure and function. The animal cell as chemical and physical environment. The cell organelles and apparati: morphological and functional aspects. The cell cycle and the mechanisms of cell replication. Basic knowledge on staminal cells and differentiated cells. Cell populations.
Somatic cells: morphological and functional aspects of the differentiated cytotypes. Germ cells. Tissues.


Didactical material given by the teacher

Teaching methods

Oral lectures

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam

Other information

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