cod. 1000234

Academic year 2011/12
1° year of course - Second semester
Professor responsible for the course unit
SALA Roberto
integrated course unit
10 credits
course unit
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Learning objectives

To provide the bases for the comprehension of the molecular mechanisms of rigeneration and wound healing


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Course unit content

 Regeneration versus Reconstitution <br />
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The spectrum of regeneration <br />
• Regeneration of connective tissues <br />
• Regeneration of connective tissues <br />
• Regeneration of epithelia <br />
• Regeneration of muscolar tissues <br />
• Regeneration of nervous tissues <br />
The signals of regeneration: growth factors, electric currents, cell-to-cell communication, nervous stimuli <br />
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Wound healing <br />
• Healing by first intention <br />
• Healing by second intention <br />
• Experimental models of wound healing <br />

Full programme

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No specific text is adopted. Proper reference to the texts of biochemistry and cell biology used in previous courses is recommended. Lectures will be supported by slides and scientific literature, which will be provided to the students.

Teaching methods

Oral lessons (slides and scientific literature will be used during the lessons) . <br />
The tutorials will be provided to the students. <br />
Oral examination (with discussion of scientific literature). <br />

Assessment methods and criteria

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Other information

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