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School of Science
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Course unit
BIOCHEMISTRY 2
SCP4067772, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
SC1166, Degree course structure A.Y. 2015/16, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination BIOCHEMISTRY 2
Website of the academic structure http://biologiamolecolare.scienze.unipd.it/2017/laurea
Department of reference Department of Biology
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge LUCA SCORRANO BIO/10

Integrated course for this unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
SCP4067770 BIOCHEMISTRY TOMAS MOROSINOTTO

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Basic courses BIO/10 Biochemistry 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Second semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Practice 1.0 16 9.0 No turn
Lecture 5.0 40 85.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/02/2018
End of activities 01/06/2018

Syllabus

Common characteristics of the Integrated Course unit

Specific characteristics of the Module

Course unit contents: Concepts of metabolism: chemical kinetics, enzymes, biological oxidations
Glycolysis
Krebs cycle
Gluconeogenesis and Glycogenolysis
Oxidative phosphorylation
Absorption and catabolism of lipids
Lipogenesis and sterol biosynthesis
Metabolism of amino acids
Nucleic acid metabolism
Integration of metabolism in diet and fasting

Safety in the lab and preparation of solutions
Buffer solutions
Measurements of mitochondrial respiration
Techniques of protein separation
Techniques of nucleic acids separation
“omics" techniques in biochemistry
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures and practicals
Additional notes about suggested reading: Slides will be distributed to the students
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • David L. Nelson and Michael M. Cox, I principi di biochimica di Lehninger. Bologna: Zanichelli, 2010. V edizione Cerca nel catalogo