Cell Biology 1400-112BK
Cell. Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes. Cell membranes. Cytoplasm. Cellular organelles. Mitochondria and chloroplasts. Structure and function of cytoskeleton and extracellular matrix. Cellular interactions. Transport, endo- and exocytosis. Signal transduction. Stem cells and differentiation. Replication and expression of genetic material. Cell cycle. Mitosis. Meiosis. Apoptosis. Cellular transformation.
Basic microscopy techniques including fluorescent and confocal microscopy.
Current techniques of molecular cell biology - cytochemistry, immunocytochemistry, autoradiography, in situ hybridization.
Eukaryotic cell cycle.
Structure and function of interphase nucleus.
Structure and function of cytoskeleton. Cell movements.
Mitosis. Inhibitors of cell division. Chromosomal aberration. Analysis of karyotype.
Poliploidization, endomitosis, politenization, amplification.
In vitro cell culture.
Type of course
Understanding of structure and function of basic bioactive macromolecules
Understanding of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell function. Understanding of plant and animal cell function and relation between cell structure and function
Understanding of complex biological processes at cellular level
Understanding of cell-environment relationship
Understanding of basic biochemistry, cell biology, genetics and molecular biology.
1. Using advanced experimental cell biology techniques
2. Studying scientific and popular papers on cell biology published in Polish or English. Communicating in English (level B2)
3. Preparing multimedial or written presentations, analyzing and discussing obtained results
4. Planning and conducting of basic experiments
1. Broading his/her interest in biological sciences. Actualizing knowledge on cell biology
2. Improving his/her team working abilities
3. Carefully and critically interpreting knowledge and information coming from scientific literature and mass media
4. Assessing the risks associated with the research techniques used. Expressing responsibility of safe work conditions
Lecture - written exam, open question
Practicals - test
Alberts i wsp. Podstawy Biologii Komórki. PWN 2005
Alberts et al. Molecular Biology of the Cell. Garland Publishing Inc. 2002
Kilarski. Strukturalne podstawy biologii komórki. PWN 2003
Wojtaszek i wsp.. Biologia komórki roślinnej, tom I i II, PWN 2007
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