Bachelor's degree in Nursing (to qualify as a nurse) (Trento)

Biomolecular fondamentals of life (2014/2015)

Course code
4S000089
Credits
4
Coordinator
Maria Romanelli

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
BIOCHIMICA 2 BIO/10-BIOCHEMISTRY INF. TN 1° anno 1° semestre Sofia Giovanna Mariotto
BIOLOGIA APPLICATA 2 BIO/13-EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY INF. TN 1° anno 1° semestre Maria Romanelli

Learning outcomes

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The teaching introduces the student to the development of a scientific approach to natural phenomena. The understanding of Biology and Biochemistry are fundamental for understanding the physiological and pathological processes of the organism and for understanding new perspectives of nursing care in the field of genomics.

Syllabus

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General characteristics of living organisms Macromolecules of life (DNA RNA and proteins) Structures and functions of the cell Genomics in medicine: perspectives for nursing care Molecular basis of hereditary information Genetic code transcription and translation and regulation of gene expression the composition of the genome Mutations The organization of the mitosis genome The cell cycle reproducing sexual meiosis Genetics Transmission of hereditary traits, Mendel's law, genotype and phenotype, autosomal inheritance, interpretation and discussion of family trees, genetics of blood groups Method of transmission of genetic diseases in humans

Assessment methods and criteria

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Written exam on the knowledge of the course topics.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Sadava et al. Elementi di Biologia e genetica Bologna, Zanichelli 2014




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