Biology II

Course ID
3ΚΒ05
Επίπεδο
Undergraduate
Είδος
Compulsory
Εξάμηνο
3
Περίοδος
Fall Semester
ECTS
5
Ώρες Θεωρίας
3
Ώρες Εργαστηρίου
-

Instructor

Description

Energy Generation in Mitochondria and Chloroplasts-Mitochondria and Oxidative Phosphorylation-Electron Transport Chains and Proton Pumping-Chloroplasts and Photosynthesis-The Origins of Chloroplasts and Mitochondria. Intracellular Compartments and Transport-Membrane enclosed Organelles-Protein Sorting-Vesicular Transport- Secretory Pathways-Endocytic Pathways. Cell Communication-Cell Signaling-G protein linked Receptors-Enzyme linked Receptors. Cytoskeleton-Intermediate Filaments- Microtubules-Actin Filaments-Muscle Contraction. Cell Cycle Control and Cell Death-The Cell Cycle Control System-Programmed Cell Death-Extracellular Control of Cell Numbers and Cell Size. Cell Division-An Overview of M Phase-Mitosis-Cytokinesis. Genetics, Meiosis, and the Molecular Basis of Heredity-Mendel and the Laws of Inheritance. Extracellular Matrix and Connective Tissues-Epithelial Sheets and Cell Cell Junctions- Tissue Maintenance and Renewal-Cancer.

Course objectives

After completing the course, students are expected to:

  • Be able to recognize and understand more complex biological phenomena, such as targeting, signalling and regulation
  • Be able to solve simple mendelian genetics problems

Textbooks/Bibliography

  • Βασικές Αρχές Κυτταρικής Βιολογίας 4η έκδοση, Alberts B., Bray D., Hopkin K., Johnson A., Lewis J., Raff M., Roberts K., Walter P., BROKEN HILL PUBLISHERS LTD, 4η/2018, ΑΘΗΝΑ, 77106932
  • Βιολογία Κυττάρου, Μαργαρίτης Λουκάς Χ., K. & Ν. ΛΙΤΣΑΣ Ο.Ε., 4η έκδ./2004, ΑΘΗΝΑ, 25249

Assessment method

 Written examinations