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Course syllabus N426I0_4I - Imunology and Imunochemistry (FCFT - SS 2018/2019)


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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code: N426I0_4I
Course unit title: Imunology and Imunochemistry
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar1 hour weekly (on-site method)

 
Credits allocated: 3
 
Recommended semester/trimester: -- item not defined --
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
 
Assesment methods:
During the semester students will write 3 tests. Students must get at least 56 % from each test, to be able to go to an exam.
 
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student gains knowledge about immune system (IS), its composition and function. He/she can describe the immune cells, their function and the mechanism of action. He/she can describe various kinds of antigens, structure, function and the production of antibodies, including monoclonal, and can explain the variability of antibodies on the basis of genetics. He/she can describe the principles of immune reactions and their detection. He/she knows the mechanisms of IS activation during disease as well as some diseases of IS, their causes, the interconnectedness of IS with neuro-endocrine system and mutual influence with the environmental factors.
 
Course contents:
The subject of immunology and immunochemistry. Immune response and its mechanisms. Immune cells. Antigens. Major histocompatibility complex. Immunoglobulins. Antigen receptors and regulatory molecules. Antibody generation. Polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies. Complement. Phagocytosis, phagocytes and inflammation. Immunochemical methods of first, second and third generation. Basics of clinical immunology - alergies, immunodeficiencies and autoimmune diseases. AIDS. Immunopharmacology. Effect of various factors on immune system. Mutual relationships of systems.
 
Recommended or required reading:
Recommended:
BUC, M. Imunológia. Bratislava : Veda, 2001. 248 p. ISBN 80-224-0667-8.
FERENČÍK, M. -- ROVENSKÝ, J. -- NYULASSY, Š. Imunológia: Základné termíny a definície. Bratislava : SAP-Slovak Academic Press, 1999. 283 p. ISBN 80-88908-38-8.
BARTUŇKOVÁ, J. -- HOŘEJŠÍ, V. Základy Imunologie. Praha: TRITON, 2009. 316 p. ISBN 978-80-7387-280-9.
GOLDSBY, R A. -- KINDT, T J. -- OSBORNE, B A. Kuby Immunology. New York : W.H.Freeman, 2000. 670 p. ISBN 0-7167-3331-5.

 
Language of instruction: slovak or english
 
Notes:
The number of lectures may vary according to the number of teaching weeks.
 
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 90

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Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Lucia Bírošová, PhD. (person responsible for course)
Ing. Michal Kaliňák, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak, english
 
Last modification: 21. 6. 2018
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Lucia Bírošová, PhD. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 06/21/2018.

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