[ 675BIOL13 ] Subject Biology

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22 ECTS Accumulative subject examination B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year (*)Bioinformatik Sepp Hochreiter USB Budweis
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Original study plan Bachelor's programme Bioinformatics 2015W
Objectives Knowledge of, understanding in, and approaches to topics in Biology.
Subject Knowledge of, understanding in, and approaches to following topics:
Molecular & Cell Biology: Cell, compartments of the cell, eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell, plant cell, central dogma of molecular biology, DNA, RNA, transcription, introns / exons / splicing, amino acids, genetic code, translation, folding, chromosome structure, viruses, DNA replication, DNA damage and repair, recombination, RNA polymerase, cell cycle, major pathways, isolation of DNA, vectors, PCR
Microbiology: Microbiology: viruses, bacteria, fungi, algae, worms, protozoa, microscopy and staining, prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, evolutionary relationships among microbes, microbial communities, metabolism, culturing of bacteria, gene transfer and genetic engineering, parasites (host-microbe relation), sterilization and disinfection, antimicrobial therapy, epidemiology, environmental microbiology, pathogenesis and interactions with other cells
Immunology: adaptive immunity and immunization, immunological disorders and tests, diseases (skin, wounds, urogenital and sexually transmitted, respiratory system, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, lymphatic, systemic, CNS), autoimmune (asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, hypersensitivity, chronic inflammation), immunodeficiency, B-cells, B-cell differentiation, antibodies (VJ and VDJ combinations, H and L chains), somatic hypermutation, T-cells, antigen-specific T-cell receptor (CD4, CD8), T-cell differentiation in the thymus, activation of T-cells, MHC class I and II, cytokines, transplantation immune reaction, lymphatic organs, immunoglobulin variants, immunoassays and immunofluorescence
Developmental Biology: Model organisms (fly, frog, mouse, zebrafish, worm, sea urchin), anatomical relations, fertilization (oogenesis, spermatogenesis, sperm chemotaxis and thermotaxis), embryogenesis and embryology, embryonic polarization and gastrulation (left–right axis specification in vertebrates, blastocyst polarity in mammals), neural crest, neural plate, CNS and brain, organogenesis, eye development, skin and hair, primaxial and abaxial musculature, tetrapod limb, sex determination morphogenesis genetic development (cadherins, WNT genes, HOX genes, Notch, FGF, autocrine, TBX genes), transcription factors of development, developmental differential gene expression, epigenetics (histone modifications, DNA methylation), cleavage, stem cells (specification)
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