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Cell Biology II(2.0 credits)

Course Type:Basic Specialized Courses
Class Format:Lecture
Course Name : Chemistry
Starts 1 : 2 Spring Semester
Elective/Compulsory : Elective
Lecturer : Maria VASSILEVA Designated Associate Professor  DAMNJANOVIC Jasmina Assistant Professor  Joyce A. CARTAGENA Designated Associate Professor 

•Course Purpose
Aims: this course provides students with knowledge on cellular membranes structure and its fundamental importance
for cellular processes - intracellular transport, cell communication and responses to the environment. Furthermore,
the course provides details on the mechanisms of how plant and animal cells generate energy.

•Prerequisite Subjects
Fundamentals of Biology 1

•Course Topics
1. Membrane structure and function􀀉
2. Intracellular Compartments and Transport;
3. Cell Communication;
4. How cells obtain energy from food
5. Energy Generation in Mitochondria and Chloroplasts.
Preparation outside the class hours: students are required to prepare before class by reading the assigned textbook
material and creating schematic summary of important concepts before class.

Essential Cell Biology, B. Alberts et al., Garland Science.

•Additional Reading
Becker`s world of the cell, Hardin, Bertoni, Kleinsmith, Pearson.
Molecular Biology of the Cell, B. Alberts et al., Taylor & Francis.

•Grade Assessment
Evaluation is based on in-class participation, assignments and examinations. Passing grade requires a total cumulative
grade of minimum 60/100.


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