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School of Science
BIOTECHNOLOGY
Course unit
BIOCHEMISTRY
SCP4068079, A.A. 2019/20

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Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
BIOTECHNOLOGY
IF1839, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination BIOCHEMISTRY
Website of the academic structure https://biotecnologie.biologia.unipd.it/lt-biotecnologie/
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 MARISA BRINI BIO/10

Modules of the integrated course unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
SCP4068081 BIOCHEMISTRY 2 PAOLA COSTANTINI
SCP4068080 BIOCHEMISTRY I MARISA BRINI

Course unit organization
Period  
Year  
Teaching method frontal

Calendar
Start of activities 30/09/2019
End of activities 20/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2011 course timetable

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic concepts of Physics, General and Organic Chemistry.
Elements of Chemical Thermodynamics,Kinetics and Electrochemistry
Target skills and knowledge: Knowledge of the essential molecules to the chemistry of living organisms.
Comprehension of the fundamental mechanisms at the basis of cellular function.
Knowledge of the metabolic pathways and their regulation
Learning of some biochemistry techniques.
Examination methods: Written examination with both multiple choice and open questions on the topics discussed in the classroom.
Assessment criteria: The overall knowledge about the topics of Biochemistry 1 and 2 will be evaluated, considering positive the examinations which show an adequate assimilation of the topics necessary to the later classes.
Appropriate terminology and synthesis ability will be also considered for the evaluation.

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Laboratory
  • Use of online videos
  • Loading of files and pages (web pages, Moodle, ...)

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
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