bio225 - Basics in Biochemistry, Cell Biology and Genetics (Complete module description)

bio225 - Basics in Biochemistry, Cell Biology and Genetics (Complete module description)

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Module label Basics in Biochemistry, Cell Biology and Genetics
Modulkürzel bio225
Credit points 9.0 KP
Workload 270 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Basismodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology (Bachelor) > Basismodule
Zuständige Personen
  • Koch, Karl-Wilhelm (module responsibility)
  • Claußen, Maike (Module counselling)
  • Winklhofer, Michael (Module counselling)
  • Claußen, Maike (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Koch, Karl-Wilhelm (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Winklhofer, Michael (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Prerequisites
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ biological knowledge

+ knowledge of biological working methods

++ biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics

+ abstract, logical, analytical thinking

+ deepened expertise in biological specialist field

+ independent learning and (research-based) working

Module contents

Overview of structure, function and biosynthesis of the major classes of substances and metabolic processes, structure and function of carbohydrates, proteins and nucleic acids; biological membranes and transmembrane transport; cell structure, structure and function of organelles, protein synthesis and post-translational modification; intracellular transport processes, messenger substances and cellular communication, cell division and controlled cell death. Introduction in pathogens, cell biology of bacterial and viral infection, innate and aquired immune system.

  • Molecular basis of genetics
  • DNA replication
  • Cell division Mitosis and meiosis
  • Transcription
  • The genetic code
  • Translation
  • Regulation of gene expression
  • Mutation and DNA repair
  • Mendelian genetics and formal genetics
  • Analysis of pedigrees
  • Sex chromosome-linked inheritance
  • Genome organization
Literaturempfehlungen

Allgemeine Lehrbücher der Biochemie, z. B.: Biochemie, Müller-Esterl Biochemie, Lubert Stryer Lehninger Prinzipien der Biochemie, David L. Nelson und Michael M. Cox Principles of Bioche-mistry, Horton et al. Zellbiologie: Zellbiologie, Helmit Plattner und Joachim Hentschel Molekulare Zellbiologie, Gerald Karp Molekularbiologie der Zelle, Bruce Alberts

Purves Biologie, Springer Verlag, neueste Auflage; Campbell Biologie, Person Verlag neueste Auflage; Molekulare Genetik, Thieme Verlag, neueste Auflage

Molekularbiologie der Zelle, Wiley/VCH, neueste Auflage
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Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 2 Semester
Module frequency WiSe und SoSe
Module capacity unlimited ()
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture
Der Teil Biochemie und Zellbiologie wird im Wintersemester und der Teil Genetik in der zweiten Hälfte des Sommersemesters angeboten.
4 SoSe und WiSe 56
Exercises 2 SoSe oder WiSe 28
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 84 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
End of winter semester: written exam in biochemistry and cell biology, end of summer semester: written exam in genetics, follow-up exams at the beginning of the following semesters.

2 examinations:

1 written exam in biochemistry and cell biology (2/3*100%)

1 written exam on genetics (1/3*100%)