Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Histology and Embryology (2016/2017)

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Marina Bentivoglio Fales
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Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff
Esercitazione di Istologia e Embriologia 1 Lezioni 2° semestre 1°- 5° anno Giuseppe Bertini
Lezioni di di Istologia e Embriologia 8 Lezioni 1° semestre 2°- 6° anno Marina Bentivoglio Fales


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Learning outcomes

Overview. Methods to study cells and tissues. Cytology: plasmalemma, cytosol, inclusion bodies, subcellular organelles, cytoskeleton. Nucleus: envelope, lamina, scaffold. Chromatin and chromosomes (DNA, histones, nucleosomes, heterochromatin, DNA replication and repair, gene expression, topoisomerases, telomerases). Nucleolus. Mitotic cell cycle. Apoptosis. Autophagy. Stem cells. Histology: Mechanisms of histogenesis. Epithelial tissues. Exocrine and endocrine glands. Connective tissues. Adipose tissues. Cartilages. Bone and osteogenesis. Blood, lymph and respective vessels. Bone marrow and lymphatic tissues. Muscle tissues. Central and peripheral nervous tissues Embryology: gametogenesis and meiosis. Zygote. Pregnancy (overview). Segmentation. Embryo leaflets. Placenta. Fetal membranes. Cloning. Embryo-fetal development of the several bodily systems

Reference books
Activity Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Esercitazione di Istologia e Embriologia Leslie P. Gartner & James L. Hiatt Atlante a colori e testo di Istologia Piccin 2017 978-88-299-2835-4
Esercitazione di Istologia e Embriologia Bani et al Istologia - Atlante (Edizione 7) Idelson-Gnocchi 2016 9788879476133
Teaching aids 
Activity Title Format (Language, Size, Publication date)
Lezioni di di Istologia e Embriologia Programma dettagliato  pdf pdf (it, 37.37 KB, 8/30/16)

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