Course: Principles of Microbiology and Biology

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Course title Principles of Microbiology and Biology
Course code KBBV/C853
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Havelek Radim, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Královec Karel, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Brožková Iveta, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Bílková Zuzana, prof. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Chemical composition of cell. Cell theory. Characteristics of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Biomembranes (structure, composition). Internal cell membrane systems. Semiautonomous organells (mitochondrions, chloroplasts). Cytoskeleton, microtubules, microfilaments, intermediate filaments, cell and organelle movement. Cell reproduction - cell cycle,mitosis, cytokinesis. Nucleus - composition and function, structure of chromosomes, disruption of number and structure of chromosomes. Malignant cell transformation, damage and cell death, necrosis and apoptosis. Microbiology - history, division, significance. Metabolism. Aerobic and anaerobic processes. Cultivation of microorganisms. Reproduction of microorganisms. Physical, chemical and biological factors influencing the growth of microorganisms. Bacterial genetics. Review of the most important bacterial and fungal species. Algae and cyanobacteria.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
Students obtain particular conception of cell biology in different types of eukaryotic cells (animal, plant, fungi) and prokaryotic cells.
Students are going to be acquinted with basic facts of biology and microbiology.
Prerequisites
not specified

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination

Written exam. Students must answer at least 60 % questions.
Recommended literature
  • Alberts, B. a kol. Základy buněčné biologie. Espero Publishing, Ústí n.L. 2005.
  • BEDNÁŘ M. a kol. Lékařská mikrobiologie, Marvil, 1996. null. null, null. ISBN null.
  • Kubišta, V. Buněčné základy životních dějů. Scientia, Praha 1998.
  • Rosypal, S a kol. Nový přehled biologie. Scientia, Praha. 2003.
  • Votava, M. Lékařská mikrobiologie obecná. NEPTUN, Brno 2001, 231 s.
  • Vytřasová J, Mazurová J. Mikrobiologická kontrola v klinické a technické praxi (Obecná část), Univerzita Pardubice, 1995.
  • Závodská, R. Biologie buněk. Scientia, Praha. 2006..


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Chemical Technology Environment Protection (2016) Ecology and environmental protection 1 Summer
Faculty of Chemical Technology Environment Protection (2013) Ecology and environmental protection 1 Summer
Faculty of Chemical Technology Environment Protection (2015) Ecology and environmental protection 1 Summer
Faculty of Chemical Technology Environment Protection (2014) Ecology and environmental protection 1 Summer