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BSc-KM 3 — Zell- und Entwicklungsbiologie

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
VL „Einführung in die Zell- and Entwicklungsbiologie" KU „Zell- and entwicklungsbiologischer Kurs“,
225 hours (Einführung in die Zell- and Entwicklungsbiologie (150 h), Zell-Entwicklungsbiologischer Kurs (75 h))
Credit points,
formal requirements
7,5 CP
Translation missing. German original:
Schriftlich mit Benotung (7,5 LP). Die Prüfung wird nach Abschluss des Moduls, also in der Mitte des SS durchgeführt. Es werden Fragen zum Inhalt der Vorlesung "Einführung in die Zell- und Entwicklungsbiologie" und des Zell-Entwicklungsbiologischen Kurses gestellt.
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Biologie.
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline N.N.


Introduction to cell and developmental biology:

Introduction to the prokaryote and eukaryote cell, biological membrane, compartmentalization of the eucyte and its consequences, organelles. Plasma membrane, cytoplasm, nucleus. ER, Golgi, lysosomal-endosomal system, vacuole, microbodies, mitochondria and plastids. Cytoskeleton, information uptake and transmission, evolution of the cell, oogenesis, spermatogenesis, fertilization, furrow types, gastrulation, cotyledons, myogenesis, neurogenesis, segmentation (genetic cascades), flower development, metamorphosis (steroid hormones and receptors), innate immune defense, acquired immune defense.

Cell Development Biology Course:

Guided performance of experiments on the topics: Prokaryote and eukaryote cell, an introduction, Molecular methods of cell biology, Cell biology of organelles, Oogenesis, Spermatogenesis, Fertilization, Furrow types, Segmentation, Introduction to immunochemical techniques, Immunological blood grouping.

Qualification Goals

Students will learn the fundamentals of cell and developmental biology, gaining an understanding of basic biological concepts and theories. Theoretical principles and practical skills are taught. Protocols are to be submitted on the practical part including the research question, experimental procedure, results and discussion of the results.


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Module imported from B.Sc. Biologie.

When studying B.Sc. Computer Science, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Biology.

core module in biology

Recommended Reading

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Please note:

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