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Course syllabus 426L0_4B - Laboratory Practice in Biology (FCFT - WS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code: 426L0_4B
Course unit title: Laboratory Practice in Biology
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
laboratory/construction practice
2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 3
Recommended semester/trimester:
Biochemistry and Biophysical Chemistry for Pharmaceutical Applications - bachelor (compulsory), 1. semester
Biochemistry and Biophysical Chemistry for Pharmaceutical Applications - bachelor (compulsory), 1. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Aquirement least 56% from the intended prelims.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Microscopic observations of cell chemistry, structure, proliferation, animal and plant body; practical aplication of the basic methods of the preparation of biological material.
Course contents:
Practical microscopic techniques. Structure of light microscope. Microscopic techniques -- introduction to light microscopy.
Chemical composition of living cell. Microscopic and biochemic detection of inorganic and organic molecules (Ca, cellulose, starch and glycogen, fats, DNA).
The cell research methods (fixation, maceration, cutting, staining, physical-biological methods in biology).
The cell and living enviroment. Osmotic changes in erythrocytes, plasmolysis in plant cell. Mitosis in plant cells, mitotic index.
Plant cell: Plant pigments. Basic types, the localisation and function of plant pigments.
Building of plant body, plant tissue. The structure and function of plant organs -- leaf, root, flower, seeds.
Building of animal body animal tissues. Animal structure and function. the structure and function of the four basic types of tissues in animals (epithelial, conneective, muscular and nervous tissue).
Recommended or required reading:
HORÁKOVÁ, K. Biológia. Návody na cvičenie. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 1996. 67 p. ISBN 80-227-0888-7.

Language of instruction:
slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 747

26,4 %26,1 %26,0 %
15,7 %
4,4 %1,4 %
Name of lecturer(s):
Ing. Kamila Ďurišová, PhD. (examiner, instructor)
doc. Ing. Soňa Jantová, CSc. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Ing. Barbora Kaliňáková, PhD. (examiner, instructor)
Last modification:
6. 2. 2019
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Soňa Jantová, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 02/06/2019.

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