MOLECULAR GENETICS
2018/2019
2018/2019
DM270
BIO/13 (BIOLOGIA APPLICATA)
DIPARTIMENTO DI MEDICINA MOLECOLARE
MEDICINA E CHIRURGIA (IN LINGUA INGLESE)
PERCORSO COMUNE
PRIMO SEMESTRE (01/10/2018 - 18/01/2019)
1
8 ore di attività frontale
ORALE
CICCONE ROBERTO (titolare) - 1 CFU
None
The aim of this course is to learn:
• the structure of the cell
• the differences between prokaryotes and eukaryotes
• the role of the chromatin/nucleus and the importance of genetic information; how
cells use the genetic information
• the structure and the role of intracellular organelles
• cell division: the cell cycle and the mitosis
• meiosis
Organization and diversity of cells. Prokaryotes and eukaryotes
Chromatin, chromosomes, mitosis and cell cycle
Meiosis and recombination.
Molecular genetics techniques and identification of disease genes
Intracellular Compartments: Mitochondria, RER, REL, Golgi apparatus, lysosomes
and cytoskeleton
Intracellular membrane traffic
Frontal lessons
Molecular Biology of the Cell, 6th edition
Bruce Alberts, Alexander Johnson, Julian Lewis, David Morgan, Martin Raff, Keith
Roberts, Peter Walter
Garland Science, 2014
Written examination with open questions
Office hours: by appointment. Please email roberto.ciccone@unipv.it