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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L0015004 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生理学入門
Subject Name
(Katakana)
セイリガクニュウモン
Subject Name in
English
Introduction to Physiology
Instructor SHIMADA MASAYUKI,HORIUCHI HIROYUKI,YOSHIDA MASAYUKI,SUGINO TOSHIHISA,FUJIKAWA YUKICHI,SUZUKI TAKUYA,ISOBE NAOKI
Instructor
(Katakana)
シマダ マサユキ,ホリウチ ヒロユキ,ヨシダ マサユキ,スギノ トシヒサ,フジカワ ユキチ,スズキ タクヤ,イソベ ナオキ
Campus   Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Tues1-2,Fri1-2:ABS C206
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
lecture 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Integrative Hydrospheric Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic knowledge and understanding required for studying the expertise


Applied Animal and Plant Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic knowledge and understanding required for acquiring expertise

・Knowledge and understanding regarding natural phenomena related to animal and plant production in levels of molecule, cell, and individual organism and production environment that supports the phenomena

・Knowledge and understanding regarding the mechanism of animal and plant production in fields and relation between animals and the human society and natural environment.


Food Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic understanding and knowledge required for learning a specialty.

Molecular Agro-Life Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic understanding and knowledge required for learning a specialty.

Applied Biological Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic understanding and knowledge required for learning a specialty. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The aims of this class are to understand physiological mechanisms in both animal and plant. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Properties of excitable cells and contraction mechanisms of striated muscles. Keywords: skeleton, striated muscle, excitation-contraction coupling, membrane potential
lesson2 Gas exchange at respiratory surfaces and transportation of gases. Keywords: raspiratory surface, gas exchange, circulatory system
lesson3 Neurons and signal transmissions. Keywords: neuron, action potential, synapse
lesson4 Central nervous system and sensory processing. Keywords: brain and spinal cord, peripheral nervous system, sensory organ, signal transduction
lesson5 The roles and components of body fluid includinng blood are reviewed.   Keywords: body fluid, blood,          interstitial fluid, circulatory fluid, blood, plasma
lesson6 The basis of immune system which is biological defence is review in association with blood cells and organs.                                                 Keywords: innate immunity,  adaptive immunity, humoral immunity, cellular immunity
lesson7 An overview of the function and structure of the kidney and its resorption in the tubule and its hormonal control.
Keywords: kidney, Bowman's capsule, tubule, hormone, osmotic pressure
lesson8 This course deals with basis of gastrointestinal physiology, such as digestion and absorption of nutrients and immune functions. Keywords: Stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, pancreas, digestive enzymes, intestinal immune system, intestinal microbiota.
lesson9 This course deals with basis of gastrointestinal physiology, such as digestion and absorption of nutrients and immune functions. Keywords: Stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, pancreas, digestive enzymes, intestinal immune system, intestinal microbiota.
lesson10 The basis of nutritonal metabolism and endocrine function is reviewed.
Keywords: carbohydrate, protein, lipid, metabolism, metabolic hormone, homeostasis
lesson11 The basis of thermoregulation in animal is reviewed.
Keyword: homeostasis, homeolesis, circadian rhythm, heat and cold stress
lesson12 The roles of endocrine system in testis and ovary to form gamets are reviewed. The class also introduces the functional differences of sex steroidhormone between male and female. Key words; testis, ovary, sperm, oocyte, pituitaly, gonadotoropin, sex steroidhormone,   
lesson13 The importance of lactation in animal production, the structure and function of the mammary gland, and the hormonal control of the mammary gland.
Keywords: milk production, mammary gland, milk synthesis, mammary epithelial cells, hormones
lesson14 Plant Strucutre, Growth, and development are explained.
Keyword; organ, tissue, cell, meristem, root, shoot, primary and secondary growth, morphogenesis, cell differentiation
lesson15 Transport in vascular plants and plant nutrition are explained.
Keyword; transport, proton poump, water potential, symplast, apoplast, root, trasnpiration, translocation, element   
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Campbell Biology
Text and handout will be distributed in the class. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
PC and projectore will be used. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Follow the instruction of each lecturer. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Examination 100%

90-100% Excellent (S)
80-90 Very Good (A)
70-80 Good (B)
60-70 Fair (C)
< 60 Fail (D) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other   
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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