cod. 15683

Academic year 2009/10
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Genetica medica (MED/03)
Diagnostica di laboratorio biomedico
Type of training activity
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
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Integrated course unit module: BIOLOGY AND GENETICS

Learning objectives

Theaimof the course is to give the student the opportunity to learn the basicprinciple of  genetics in order to understand the way of transmission of hereditary traits in individuals and in populations .


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Course unit content

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Genetics: the study of mechanism of heredity of characters <br />
Mendel’sexperimentalapproach:thediscovery of the first(segregation)andsecond(independentassortment)lawof heredity and the developmentofthe theory ofheredity. Thetest-cross.The concept of gene,allele,genotype andphenotype. Dominant,recessivealleles,incompletedominance andcodominant alleles.Multiplealleles.Pleiotropy.Epistasis. Polygenicinheritance. Sex linkedgenesandchromosomaldetermination of sex. Thechromosomal theoryofinheritance.Geneticsignificance of mitosis andmeiosis. <br />

Full programme

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Dallapiccola B e Novelli G Genetica medica essenziale Il Minotauro ed. Roma 2006

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