CELLULAR BIOLOGY

CELLULAR BIOLOGY

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Code
62271
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 9015 Molecular and health biology (LM-6) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
BIO/06
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Molecular and health biology)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Structural and functional aspects of eukaryotic cells; cell cycle; cell communication

Teaching methods

taught class, aulaweb

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Cell topography, definition and examples.

Cell polarity, cytoplasm organization, PAR proteins and others.

Extracellular matrix, synthesis, deposition, and functions of the matrix.

Biomineralization.

Tissue polarity, planar cell polarity.

Cilia, flagella, centrosome, primary cilium, ciliogenesis, intraflagellar transport, ciliopathies.

Cell processes and communication, citoneme, airineme, and others.

Pigments in animal cells, melanins, neuromelanin, pigmented cells.

Cell cycle regulation.

Apoptosis and autophagy.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Alberts, et al.: Molecular Biology of Cell

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Office hours for students: appointment

Exam Board

MARIO PESTARINO (President)

SARA FERRANDO (President)

SIMONA CANDIANI

CRISTIANO ANGELINI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

taught class, aulaweb

ORARI

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Vedi anche:

CELLULAR BIOLOGY

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam