OSAKA UNIV. CBCMP

OSAKA UNIVERSITY CHEMISTRY - BIOLOGY COMBINED MAJOR PROGRAM

Cell Biology 1

Outline

Cell is the functional basic unit of life. In this course students will learn detail about cells – their shape & size, their properties, their structure, the organelles they contain, interactions with their environment, their life cycle, and division. Students will also learn how cells read the genome.

 

To proceed this course students should have knowledge in Introductory Biology 1 & 2.

Learning outcomes

Students will learn the forrlowing topics:

 

## Chemical components of cell
## Protein structure & function
## Control of Gene Expression
## Membrane structure
## Membrane transport of small molecules
## Mechanism of cell communication
## The cytoskeleton

Textbook

Molecular Biology of the Cell, Fifth edition, by Bruce Alberts- Garland Science  (2008).

 

Reference book: Essential Cell Biology, 3rd Edition, Alberts et al. Garland Science (2009).

 

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Grading

Attendance                                :10%
Examinations                             :75%
Class and exercise participation :15%

80% attendance is required to sit for the Exam.