Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HK310000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 細胞生物学B
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Cell Biology B
オクムラ ミサコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Tues5-8:SCI E210
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Basic Biology
Eligible Students
Keywords Plasma membrane, cellular signaling, protein folding, membrane trafficking, protein quality control 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
This subject is to understand the specialized knowledge in the cell biology. 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To understand and acquire advanced knowledge on specialties in biology. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class focuses on the cell biology. Students will learn the characteristics of the cell membrane and the molecular mechanisms of membrane transport and cellular signaling. Students will also understand the membrane trafficking, protein folding, protein degradation and protein quality control. 
Class Schedule lesson 1  Guidance, Cell
lesson 2  Cell Membranes
lesson 3  Membrane transport
lesson 4  Cellular signaling 1
lesson 5  Cellular signaling 2
lesson 6  Cellular signaling 3
lesson 7  Protein folding
lesson 8  Protein transport
lesson 9  Membrane trafficking 1
lesson 10  Membrane trafficking 2
lesson 11  Protein degradation 1
lesson 12  Protein degradation 2
lesson 13  Protein quality control 1
lesson 14  Protein quality control 2
lesson 15  Reviews and Final exam

Final examination
Essential Cell Biology, 5th edition
Campbell Biology 12th edition
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(More Details) Handouts will be distributed. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
Before and after the lectures, students should read the textbook of the related parts.  
Grading Method The grade will be evaluated by the quizzes (about 40%) and final examination (about 60%). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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