APPLIED BIOLOGY AND GENERAL GENETICS
cod. PC1005051

Academic year 2019/20
1° year of course - First semester
Professor
- Marco LUGLI
Academic discipline
Biologia applicata (BIO/13)
Field
Scienze biomediche
Type of training activity
Basic
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
hub: PIACENZA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: BIOMOLECULAR PRINCIPLES

Learning objectives

The course is structured so as to provide students with fondamentals on structure and function of the cell and its components, modes of reproduction of organisms, and evolution in general. These notions are basilar to the full comprehension of the organic world and understanding of topics of more advaced courses.

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

Living organisms: basic concepts and components (proteins, lipids, glucids and nucleic acids)
- Viruses e Bacteria
- Structure, function and evolution of the eukariotic cell and its components
- Asexual and sexual reproduction (mitosis ans meiosis)
- Gametogenesys and fertilization

Full programme

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Bibliography

- Solomon et al. : Elementi di Biologia (EdiSES)
- Campbell : Principi di Biologia (Zanichelli)

Teaching methods

oral lessons with powerpoint slides

Assessment methods and criteria

written examination (quizzes)

Other information

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