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Biology of the Cell

Credits 3
Hours per week 2 / 0 / 0
Examination Ex
Study Language English
Level Bachelor subject
Guarantor prof. RNDr. Vladimír Jirků, DrSc.
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The goal of this course is to give the sudent an advanced basis of the main topics of the cell biology, respecting topics presented in the courses of Biology I / II and the topics required by the consequent Microbiology course. The key intention is to show the relationship between cell organisation and cell function. The development of the capacity to use correctly specialized terminology as well as advanced understanding of the cell as a single cell organism or a building unit of a macrooranisms is a parallel goal.


1. Cell types
2. Cell compartment evolution
3. Cell membranes
4. Cell compartmentalization
5. Selfassembly of cellular structures
6. Cell autoreproduction and proliferation
7. Cell cycle control
8. Nuclear architecture
9. Chromatin organisation a remodelling
10. Cell surface organisation and function
11. Intercellular interactions
12. Cell adaptation and differentiation
13. The construction of hybrid cell
14. Synthetic biology of the cell


R: Cooper G., The Cell , ASM Press,2006, 978-0-87893-219-1
R: Darnell J.,Molecular Cell Biology, Scientific American Books, 1999, 0-7167-1448-5
A: Miller R., Microbial evolution, ASM Press,2004, 978-1-55581-271-3

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