Course: Biology of Procaryots and Viruses

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Course title Biology of Procaryots and Viruses
Course code KBI/0007
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester -
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Ipser Jan, RNDr. CSc.
Course content
1. Morphology of procaryotic cell. 2. Structure of procaryotic cell. 3. Principles of taxonomy and classification of Procaryotes. 4. Physiology and biochemistry of procaryotic cell. 5. Genetics of procaryotic cell. 6. Ecology of Procaryotes. 7. Principles of taxonomy and classification of viruses. 8. Genetics of viruses. 9. Infection process. Strategies of viral reproduction. 10. Biotechnologies based on microbial biosystems. 11. Microbiology applied in agriculture and industry. 12. Microbiology applied in veterinary and human medicine. 13. Infectious diseases. 14. Essential epidemiology.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to provide information on morphology, classification, taxonomy, ecology, physiology, and genetics of the bakteria and viruses. Selected topics of applied mikrobiology are also discussed. Laboratory exercising of the common microbiological methods are included, too.


Assessment methods and criteria
Recommended literature
  • Greenwood, D. a kol. Lékařská mikrobiologie. Grada, Praha,. 1999.
  • Hubáček, J., Bezděk, M., Janeček, J. Vybrané kapitoly z molekulární genetiky mikroorganismů. Academia, Praha,. 1992.
  • Kaprálek, F. Fyziologie bakterií. SPN, Praha,. 1986.
  • Kaprálek, F. Mikrobiologické praktikum. Karolinum, Praha,. 1999.
  • Kaprálek, F. Základy bakteriologie. Karolinum, Praha. 1999.
  • Krumphanzl, V. a kol. Mikrobiální technologie. Academia, Praha,. 1987.
  • Němec, M., Mazal, P. Cvičení z mikrobiologie. Učební text VŠ. UJEP, Brno,. 1989.
  • Rozsypal, S. a kol. Molekulární genetika. SPN, Praha,. 1989.
  • Rozsypal, S. a kol. Obecná bakteriologie. SPN, Praha. 1981.
  • Schindler, J. Praktikum lékařské mikrobiologie. Nakl. H+H, Praha,. 1993.
  • Vodrážka, Z. Biotechnologie. Academia, Praha,. 1992.

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