Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K7372030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 糖鎖・免疫工学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Glycotechnology & Immunotechnology
カワモト セイジ,ナカノ ミヤコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Weds7-8,Fri3-4:ENG 114
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) 02 : Biotechnology
Eligible Students
Keywords Immunoengineering, Immunobiochemistry, Glycochemistry, Glycobiochemistry, Glycoengineering,Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Program of Biotechnology
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Acquisition of basic and advanced knowledge relating to biotechnology and life science. (Target/Lecture class) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this class is to understand the basic knowledge and technology of immunobiochemistry and glycobiochemistry to apply actively for  biotechnology field.
Class Schedule lesson1; Nakano, Glycochemistry (basic (monosaccharide, oligosaccharide, polysaccharide) and functional saccharide)
lesson2; Nakano, Glycobiology-1 (basic)
lesson3; Nakano, Glycobiology-2 (N-glycan, O-glycan, proteoglycan)
lesson4; Nakano, Glycobiology-3 (glycolipid, GPI-protein, lectin)
lesson5; Nakano, Glyco analytical chemistry-1 (analytical equipment and the method)
lesson6; Nakano, Glyco analytical chemistry-2 (applications for biological samples)
lesson7; Nakano, overview of lesson 1-6 for checking student's level of understanding
lesson8; Nakano, Review of Glycochemistry, Glycobiology and Glyco analytical chemistry
lesson9; Kawamoto, Immunochemistry 1 (immunoregulation, antibody, and vaccine)
lesson10; Kawamoto, Immunochemistry 2 (biochemistry and molecular biology of the antibody)
lesson11; Kawamoto, Immunoengineering 1 (monoclonal antibody)
lesson12; Kawamoto, Immunoengineering 2 (biochemical and medical application of antibodies)
lesson13; Kawamoto, Immunity 1 (mechanism of adaptive immunity and its medical application)
lesson14; Kawamoto, Immunity 2 (mechanism of innate immunity and its medical application)
lesson15; Kawamoto, Immunity 3 (allergy)

7th: checking student's level of understanding, 16th: Final examination,  Report 
mainly handout

reference book:
・Voet Biochemistry 4th edition
・日本免疫学会編 からだをまもる免疫のふしぎ 羊土社
・E. Harlow, D. Lane Antibodies A Laboratory Manual CSH
・日本免疫学会編 免疫実験法1-13 日本免疫学会
・河本宏編 もっとよくわかる!免疫学 羊土社
・Essentials of Glycobiology, 2nd edition, Cold spring harbor laboratory press
・糖鎖工学編集委員会編 糖鎖工学 産業調査会
・谷口直之編 ポストゲノム時代の糖鎖生物学がわかる 羊土社
・西村紳一郎他監訳 糖鎖生物学入門 化学同人
・山本一夫他監訳 レクチン シュプリンガー 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PPT slides, Handouts, Visual materials (Video/PC) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Before lesson: look though the handout
After lesson: read the referece books 
Grading Method Examination (90%), Report (10%)
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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