General Biochemistry

Course Information
TitleΕισαγωγή στη Βιοχημεία / General Biochemistry
CodeΙΑ1004
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolMedicine
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorMichail Aivaliotis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600017850

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2019-today)

Registered students: 436
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course117

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
  • Spyridon Lafis
Class ID
600171825
SectionInstructors
1. Εργ. Βιολογικής Χημείας

Class Schedule

BuildingΙατρικής (αμφιθέατρο)
Floor-
HallΕργαστήριο Βιολογικής Χημείας (Κτίριο Βασικών Επιστημών) (677)
CalendarΔευτέρα 08:00 έως 10:00
BuildingΙατρικής (αμφιθέατρο)
FloorΌροφος 1
HallΑΜΦΙΘΕΑΤΡΟ Α (72)
CalendarΔευτέρα 12:00 έως 13:00
BuildingΙατρικής (αμφιθέατρο)
Floor-
HallΕργαστήριο Βιολογικής Χημείας (Κτίριο Βασικών Επιστημών) (677)
CalendarΔευτέρα 13:00 έως 15:00
BuildingΙατρικής (αμφιθέατρο)
Floor-
HallΕργαστήριο Βιολογικής Χημείας (Κτίριο Βασικών Επιστημών) (677)
CalendarΤρίτη 08:00 έως 10:00
BuildingΙατρικής (αμφιθέατρο)
Floor-
HallΕργαστήριο Βιολογικής Χημείας (Κτίριο Βασικών Επιστημών) (677)
CalendarΤρίτη 13:00 έως 15:00
BuildingΙατρικής (αμφιθέατρο)
Floor-
HallΕργαστήριο Βιολογικής Χημείας (Κτίριο Βασικών Επιστημών) (677)
CalendarΤετάρτη 08:00 έως 10:00
BuildingΙατρικής (αμφιθέατρο)
FloorΌροφος 1
HallΑΜΦΙΘΕΑΤΡΟ Α (72)
CalendarΤετάρτη 12:00 έως 13:00
BuildingΙατρικής (αμφιθέατρο)
Floor-
HallΕργαστήριο Βιολογικής Χημείας (Κτίριο Βασικών Επιστημών) (677)
CalendarΤετάρτη 13:00 έως 15:00
BuildingΙατρικής (αμφιθέατρο)
Floor-
HallΕργαστήριο Βιολογικής Χημείας (Κτίριο Βασικών Επιστημών) (677)
CalendarΠέμπτη 08:00 έως 10:00
BuildingΙατρικής (αμφιθέατρο)
Floor-
HallΕργαστήριο Βιολογικής Χημείας (Κτίριο Βασικών Επιστημών) (677)
CalendarΠέμπτη 13:00 έως 15:00
BuildingΝοσοκομείο ΑΧΕΠΑ
Floor-
HallΕργαστήριο Βιοχημείας (ΑΧΕΠΑ) (678)
CalendarΠαρασκευή 08:00 έως 10:00
BuildingΙατρικής (αμφιθέατρο)
FloorΌροφος 1
HallΑΜΦΙΘΕΑΤΡΟ Α (72)
CalendarΠαρασκευή 12:00 έως 13:00
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Learning and understanding of: the role of water, pH and buffers in homeostasis the structure of biological macromolecules and their role in physiological and pathological conditions. the structure and function of enzymes. the structure and function of biological membranes and their association with substance transport and signaling
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
- Chemical bonds and types of non-covalent interactions - Organic compounds of biological importance (structural and functional characteristics) - The molecule of water and its importance in biological structures and functions - pH and buffers - Amino acids and proteins (structure levels, biological functions) - Methods of analysis and study of proteins - Proteomic approach - Structure and role of nucleotides and nucleic acids (DNA, RNA) - Methods of analysis and study of nucleic acids and genomes - The technology of recombinant DNA - Structure and functional characteristics of hemoglobin - Enzymes (Basic principles and kinetics, principles of catalysis strategies, strategies for regulating enzyme activity) - Carbohydrates (structure and functional characteristics of monosaccharides, disaccharides and polysaccharides, glycoproteins and proteoglycans) - Fatty acids and lipids (structure and functional characteristics) - Structure and properties of biological membranes - Types of transport through membranes (simple and facilitated diffusion, active transport)
Keywords
pH, buffers, proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, lipids, biological membranes, enzymes, hemoglobin, substance transport, signaling
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
  • Scientific articles, web pages
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1364.9
Laboratory Work431.5
Written assigments160.6
Exams10.0
Total1967
Student Assessment
Description
Oral examination at the end of the semester Written multiple choice examination via e-learning for the laboratory courses at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Βιοχημεία, Berg JM, Tymoszko JL, Gatto GJ., Stryer L. (Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης), 2017
Additional bibliography for study
Βασική Ιατρική Βιοχημεία του Marks, Lieberman M., Marks AD. (Επιστημονικές Εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου), 2014
Last Update
19-01-2021