BIOCHEMISTRY

BIOCHEMISTRY

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Code
62658
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
8 credits during the 2nd year of 8746 School of Dental Medicine (LM-46) GENOVA
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (School of Dental Medicine)
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Biochemistry studies the chemistry of living things and is necessary for understanding the molecular events underlying human physiology and pathology. This course aims to teach the basic mechanisms of chemical and metabolic transformations necessary for understanding the physiological and pathological functions of an organism.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To provide the fundamental knowledge to understand the relationships between the structures of the molecules and their functions in the human organism. To transmit to the student the knowledge of the metabolic pathways through which biological matter is transformed, locating the sites of the reactions in the cell, tissues and organs.

To contribute to the training of professionals able to use the knowledge of biochemistry to identify and understand some important metabolic processes that regulate the physiology and pathophysiology of the oral cavity.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento:  Students can meet the teachers by booking individual appointments. The teachers  can be contacted  either by e-mail or telephone. e mail: monica.averna@unige.it  phone: 010 3538423 

Ricevimento: upon appointment by e-mail

Exam Board

ELENA ZOCCHI (President)

MONICA AVERNA