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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code ANL09001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生命科学実験A
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Laboratory Work in Life Sciences A
ウケナ カズヨシ,ネヒラ タツオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Thur6-8,Fri6-8:IAS B414
Lesson Style Experiment Lesson Style
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Practice several experiments explained in Practical Methods in Life Sciences A 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Life Sciences
Eligible Students
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
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Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to specify necessary theories and methods for consideration of issues.
・The abilities and skills to summarize one's own research in reports or academic papers, and to deliver presentations at a seminar or research meetings, and to answer questions.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The ability to conduct research proactively by combining knowledge,  understanding, and skills for the tasks, based on flexible creativity and imagination. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand several methodologies in neurochemical and organochemical sciences, students practice selected experiments. 
Class Schedule Students perform experiments as small groups by following the schedule below.
(1) Adjustment Mechanism of Blood Osmolarity
(2) Adjustment Mechanism of Blood Sugar
(3) Behavioral Observation under Hyperosmolarity
(4) Preparation of Tissue Section
(5) Immunohistochemical staining 1
(6) Immunohistochemical staining 2
(7) Observation of Morphology
(8) Discussion 1
(9) Double-Layer Distribution
(10) Extraction of Caffeine
(11) Synthesis of Aspirin
(12) Synthesis of Acetaminophen
(13) Enantiomer Separation
(14) Analysis of Commercially Available Drugs
(15) Discussion 2
Students are requested to explain experimental results based on group discussion.
Students are expected to write the final reports about experiments and discussion. 
Lecture notes for "Practical Methods in Life Sciences A". 
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Grading Method Grade is judged by practice of the experiments, short talk on the results, and printed reports. 
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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