Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2021/2022

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

Describe the principal biochemical techniques and their applications in medicine.



- Immunoglobulins and Vaccines

- Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalopathy (MNGIE) disease and Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease  

- Clinical case study presentations

Practical laboratory experiences:

- extraction, quantification and electrophoresis of proteins;

- enzyme activity evaluation of salivary α-amilase; 

- evaluation of reducing sugars in acqeous solution.

Mock exam


PowerPoint presentations integrated by personal notes can give a useful outline of the course.

For the practical lab experiences, protocols will be available in Virtuale.

Metodi didattici

Traditional lecture-based teaching on Power Point presentations together with support in practical laboratory experiences and in the preparation of the clinical case presentation.

Modalità di verifica e valutazione dell'apprendimento

The course does not include a final exam but attendance in at least 1 practical laboratory experience and the clinical case presentation is mandatory.
At the end of each practical experience, the student will have to answer a short self-assessment questionnaire.

Strumenti a supporto della didattica

All the lectures will be supported by PowerPoint presentations and recordings, downloadable from virtuale.it

Jove App will be used for a learning auto-evaluation.

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Cristiana Caliceti