Selected chapters from biochemistry

NAME OF THE COURSE Selected chapters from biochemistry

Code

KTH217

Year of study

2.

Course teacher

Assoc Prof Olivera Politeo

Credits (ECTS)

3.0

Associate teachers

Type of instruction (number of hours)

P S V T

30

15

0

0

Status of the course

Elective

Percentage of application of e-learning

0 %

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Course objectives

The goal of this course is to teach students aboth specific and and important topics in the field of biochemistry .

Course enrolment requirements and entry competences required for the course

Biochemistry I and Biochemistry II

Learning outcomes expected at the level of the course (4 to 10 learning outcomes)

- Introduction to the structure and function of muscle tissue and cytoskeleton as well as functions of blood cells, plasma proteins and immunoglobulins.
- Understand the significance of acid-base balance in the body and buffers involved in its maintenance.
- Understand the significance of oxidative processes in the body and the antioxidant systems and methods.
- Learn about metabolism of fructose, galactose and mannose.
- Learn about hormons, signal transduction and lipid second messengers.
- Learn about other products of amino acids metabolism. Learn about porphyrin and heme metabolism and disorders connected with their metabolism.
- Understand the significance of nutrition, digestion and absorption of nutrients as well as micronutrients.
- Understand the significance of glycosylation and glycoproteins.
- Learn about xenobiotic metabolism and bioinformatics.

Course content broken down in detail by weekly class schedule (syllabus)

LECTURES:
Muscle tissue and cytoskeleton. Blood cells. (2) Plasma proteins and Immunoglobulins.(2) Acid-base balance. (2) Biological Oxidation. Free Radicals. Antioxidants. (4) Metabolism of Other Hexoses.(2) Hormons and signal transduction.(2) Lipid Second Messengers (2) Other products of amino acids metabolism. (2) Porphyrin and Heme Metabolism (2) Micronutrients: Vitamins and Minerals. (2) Nutrition, digestion and absorption.(2) Glycoproteins. (2) Xenobiotic Metabolism. (2) Bioinformatics. (2)
SEMINARS:
Students will review and process the topics related to pathological conditions resulting from biochemical disorders.

Format of instruction:

Student responsibilities

 

Screening student work (name the proportion of ECTS credits for eachactivity so that the total number of ECTS credits is equal to the ECTS value of the course):

Class attendance

0.5

Research

0.0

Practical training

0.0

Experimental work

0.0

Report

0.0

 

 

Essay

0.0

Seminar essay

1.0

 

 

Tests

0.5

Oral exam

0.0

 

 

Written exam

1.0

Project

0.0

 

 

Grading and evaluating student work in class and at the final exam

Class attendance, preparing seminar papers and taking the final exam.

Required literature (available in the library and via other media)

Title

Number of copies in the library

Availability via other media

R.M.Murray i sur: Harperova ilustrurana biokemija, 28th Ed, Medicinska naklada, Zagreb 2011.

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J.M. Berg, J.L. Tymoczko, L. Stryer: Biokemija, 5th Ed, Školska knjiga Zagreb, 2013.

0

D. Čvorišćec i I. Čapelak (ur.): Štrausova medicinska biokemija. Medicinska naklada, 2009, Zagreb.

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N. V. Bhagavan,Chung-Eun Ha: Essential of medicinal biochemistry: with clinical cases, Second Edition, Academic Press 2015, San Diegi, CA, USA.

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D. Voet, J.G.Voet, C.W.Pratt: Fundamental of Biochemistry, Jonn Wiley & Sons Inc., NY, Chichester, Weinheim, Brisbane, Singapore, Toronto,1999 G. M. Cooper, R. E. Hausman. Stanica. 5.izdanje. 2010

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Optional literature (at the time of submission of study programme proposal)

 

Quality assurance methods that ensure the acquisition of exit competences

Monitoring of quality assurance will be performed at three levels: (1) University, (2) Faculty Level by Quality Control Committee, (3) Level of teachers.

Other (as the proposer wishes to add)