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    Insegnamento di AFP BIOCHEMISTRY

    Corso di laurea magistrale a ciclo unico in MEDICINA E CHIRURGIA

    SSD: BIO/10

    CFU: 1,00


    Periodo di Erogazione: Annualità Singola


    Lingua di insegnamento



    Teaching language



    This course provides an overview and in-deep discussion of some selected aspects of medical-oriented Biochemistry by relating molecular interactions to their effects on the organism as a whole, and on various organs and tissues, especially as related to disease mechanisms.

    Textbook and course materials

    • Iprincipi di biochimica di Lehninger - Nelson,Cox
    • Biochimica con aspetti clinico-farmaceutici - Deviin
    • Biochimica medica. Strutturale, metabolica e funzionale - di Tettamanti
    • Biochimica generale. Con elementi di biologia molecolare - di F. Salvatore et al.- 2013-Gnocchi

    Course objectives

    The educational objective of this teaching module is to introduce insights on new and specific aspects of knowledge in the field of biochemical processes studied at cellular, tissue and systemic level


    To attend proficiently the Biochemistry Course, students need to have acquired a well-established background in Chemistry and Propaedeutic Biochemistry, Biology and Molecular Biology, and Physics.
    Access to the exam is regulated by passing the preliminary exams, as established by the Degree Course Council

    Teaching methods

    Seminar lessons on specific aspects of biochemistry

    Evaluation methods

    Written and Oral examination.
    The final result is a suitability, where suitable indicates the exceeding and not suitable not passing the test

    Other information

    The material used for the lectures will be shared electronically (pdf file)

    Course Syllabus

    Vitamin A and GMOs, miRNA, Apoptosis and autophagy, new frontiers in the anti-cancer therapy

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