14041 - Biochemistry Lab-based Course (B)

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Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

The students acquire methodological and application-oriented skills to integrate their knowledge in the topics of the Chemistry and Biochemistry lectures.

Course contents

Qualitative and quantitative study (through UV-vis spectrophotometry) of enzymatic activity.


Teaching material.

D.L. Nelson M.M. Cox “I Principi di Biochimica di Lehninger” Ed. Zanichelli

K.J. Denniston, J.J. Topping, R.L. Caret “Chimica generale Chimica Organica Propedeutica Biochimica” Ed. McGraw-Hill

M. Lieberman, A.D. Marks “Biochimica Medica: un approccio clinico” Casa Editrice Ambrosiana

Laboratory procedures will be available for each student during laboratory exercises as well as on line.

Teaching methods

Lecture (2 hours) to introduce practical activity. The course also includes practical laboratory exercises (2 hours for each student, Laboratory at Via S. Giacomo 14) aimed at developing basic skills required to carry out laboratory activities and verifying through experiments some of the topics presented during the lectures of general Biochemistry.

Assessment methods

Practical computer exercises are helpful for the Chemistry and Biochemistry exam. Report with graphics and calculations is required (upload on IOL).

Teaching tools

Laboratory at Via S. Giacomo 14: laboratory glassware and UV-VIS spectrophotometers.

Slides and videos.

Teaching material can be downloaded through Insegnamenti online - Supporto online alla didattica (https://iol.unibo.it/).

Office hours

See the website of Paola Taddei