Cellular communication and signal transduction

A.Y. 2018/2019
10
Max ECTS
78
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/09 BIO/10
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course provides fundamental informations on the principles and techniques used in protein engineering , knowledge about the cellular signaling and communication, with particular regard to the endocrine glands function and the main mechanism of hormones action they produce.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Protein engineering and biochemistry of the signal transduction
Course syllabus
STUDY OF EXPRESSION AND FUNCTION OF GENES
PRODUCTION OF RECOMBINANT PROTEINS FROM HETEROLOGOUS SYSTEMS
SITE-DIRECTED MUTAGENESIS
RNase PROTECTION ASSAY
DNA-PROTEIN INTERACTION ANALYSIS
PROTEIN-PROTEIN INTERACTION ANALYSIS
ANALYSIS OF COMPLEX
EXTRACELLULAR SIGNALS: HORMONES, CYTOKINES AND GROWTH FACTORS
RECEPTORS
PROTEIN PHOSPHORYLATION: KINASES AND PHOSPHATASES
CAMP, ADENYLATE CYCLASE AND THE ROLE OF G PROTEIN
INOSITOL PHOSPHATE METABOLISM AND THE ROLE OF OTHER MEMBRANE LIPIDS
INTRACELLULAR CALCIUM: IT'S CONTROL AND ROLE AS AN INTRACELLULAR SIGNAL
NITRIC OXIDE, HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AND CARBON MONOXIDE
Cellular communication and endocrine function
Course syllabus
Intercellular communication and membrane receptors
Characteristics of endocrine functions
Synthesis and mechanical action of peptide hormones
Synthesis and mechanical action of steroid hormones
Hypothalamic hormones
Pituitary hormones
Thyroid hormones
Adrenocortical hormones
Adrenal medullary hormones
Hormonal Control of Carbohydrate Metabolism
Hormonal Control of Calcium homeostasis
Hormonal Control of energy metabolism
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Protein engineering and biochemistry of the signal transduction
Course syllabus
STUDY OF EXPRESSION AND FUNCTION OF GENES
PRODUCTION OF RECOMBINANT PROTEINS FROM HETEROLOGOUS SYSTEMS
SITE-DIRECTED MUTAGENESIS
RNase PROTECTION ASSAY
DNA-PROTEIN INTERACTION ANALYSIS
PROTEIN-PROTEIN INTERACTION ANALYSIS
ANALYSIS OF COMPLEX
EXTRACELLULAR SIGNALS: HORMONES, CYTOKINES AND GROWTH FACTORS
RECEPTORS
PROTEIN PHOSPHORYLATION: KINASES AND PHOSPHATASES
CAMP, ADENYLATE CYCLASE AND THE ROLE OF G PROTEIN
INOSITOL PHOSPHATE METABOLISM AND THE ROLE OF OTHER MEMBRANE LIPIDS
INTRACELLULAR CALCIUM: IT'S CONTROL AND ROLE AS AN INTRACELLULAR SIGNAL
NITRIC OXIDE, HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AND CARBON MONOXIDE
Cellular communication and endocrine function
Course syllabus
Intercellular communication and membrane receptors
Characteristics of endocrine functions
Synthesis and mechanical action of peptide hormones
Synthesis and mechanical action of steroid hormones
Hypothalamic hormones
Pituitary hormones
Thyroid hormones
Adrenocortical hormones
Adrenal medullary hormones
Hormonal Control of Carbohydrate Metabolism
Hormonal Control of Calcium homeostasis
Hormonal Control of energy metabolism
Cellular communication and endocrine function
BIO/09 - PHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 0
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 0
Practicals: 12 hours
Lessons: 18 hours
Protein engineering and biochemistry of the signal transduction
BIO/09 - PHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 0
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY - University credits: 0
Practicals: 24 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
Monday 12.30-13.30
Department of Veterinary Medicine, Via dell'Università, 6 - 26900 Lodi, Italy