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Course syllabus N426M3_4I - Mechanisms of Action of Biologically Active Compounds (FCFT - WS 2020/2021)


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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code: N426M3_4I
Course unit title: Mechanisms of Action of Biologically Active Compounds
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (4 credits)
Course contents:
Effects of substances on biological systems and basics mechanisms of their effects; interaction of substances with DNA, substances induced DNA breaks, substances altering the processes of DNA repair and substances altering transcription; substances influencing cell proliferation, substances influencing protein expression on post-transcriptional levels including micro-RNA; examples of substances modulating enzyme activities and their applicability in therapy; examples of substances altering cell signaling and cell regulatory pathways; examples of substances influencing membrane transport and membrane potential and their applicability in therapy; substances buffering oxidative stress and substances operating against damage induced by ischemia and hypoxia of tissues including modulators of programmed cell death mechanisms; antimicrobial and antiviral substances and their applicability in therapy; examples of targeted therapy of different diseases (cardiovascular, cancer, metabolic, etc) with biologically active substances.


Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 05/20/2019.

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