Course: Introduction to Biology

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Course title Introduction to Biology
Course code KBI/K591
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Ipser Jan, RNDr. CSc.
Course content
1. Characteristics of life. 2. General biology of viruses, procaryotic and eucaryotic cell. 3. Cell cycle, cell division, cell growth and differentiation. 4. Structure and function of biomacromolecules. 5. Biothermodynamics. 6. Cellular metabolism. 7. Photosynthesis. 8. Genetic information, replication, transcription, translation and regulation of gene expression. 9. Genetics of procaryotic and eucaryotic cell. 10. Types of heredity. Genetic transmission on organismal and population level. 11. Mutagenesis, carcinogenesis, teratogenesis. 12. Type of reproduction 13. Principles of ecology. 14. Principles of evolution.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to provide bacic information on general biology, cell biology, ecology, biological evolution and principles of heredity.

Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
Recommended literature
  • Alberts, B. a kol. Základy buněčné biologie.. Espero Publishing, Ústí nad Labem., 1998.
  • Alberts. Základy buněčné biologie.. 1998.
  • Dostál J., Pavlová H., Slanina J., Táborská E. Biochemie pro bakaláře, LF MU Brno, 2003. 2003.
  • Kubišta V. Buněčné základy životních dějů.. 1998.
  • Kubišta V. Buněčné základy životních dějů.. 1998.
  • Nečas O. a kol. Obecná biologie. 2000.
  • Nečas O. Obecná biologie. 2001.
  • Rosypal a kol. Nový přehled biologie. 2003.
  • Rosypal S. a kol. Fylogeneze, systém a biologie organismů.. SPN Praha, 1992.
  • Rosypal S. a kol. Nový přehled biologie.. 2003.
  • Voet D., Voetová J. G. Biochemie. Victoria publishing, Praha , 1995.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Physics (double subject) (A8) Physics courses 3 Winter