Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Dentistry
Lecture Code J1503090 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 口腔生化学II
Subject Name
コウクウセイカガク II
Subject Name in
Oral Biochemistry II
シュクナミ チサ,ミウラ シゲノリ,フジモト カツミ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues3-6:DEN Lecture Rm 7
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture (Power point presentaion) 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Life Sciences
Eligible Students 2
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)
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge regarding basic and clinical dental medicine
・Knowledge of life sciences
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Rich humanity, understanding of professional responsibilities of a dentist, and general capabilities including basic knowledge, skills, and attitude required for putting such responsibilities into practice 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand biology of the human body, particularly from a standpoint of dentistry, we present lectures on the following subjects: cell and tissue structure; cell signaling; regulation of cell growth and cell death; chemistry and metabolism of protein, lipid, carbohydrate, and nucleic acid; organization of the eukaryotic genome and gene expression; biotechnology and human disease; basic principles of genetics and epigenetics. In addition, there are several lectures for biochemistry of oral tissues, bone, cartilage, and calcium metabolism. 
Class Schedule 1. Protein Degradation
2. Vitamin
3. Biosignaling
4. Cell Cycle
5. ECM
6. Bone Formation
7. Bone Metabolism
8. Calcium Metabolism

Final Examinations
Lehninger, Principles of Biochemistry 7th ed.
Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews Biochemistry 5th ed. or 6th ed. (textbook)
McKee, Biochemistry 4th ed.
Molecular Biology of the Cell 6th ed.
Essential Cell Biology 3rd ed. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Projector, lecutre handouts, textbook, audio-visual aids 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
1 & 2. Study textbooks and lecture handouts before and after each lecture.
3 & 4. Study textbooks and lecture handouts before and after each lecture.
5 & 6. Study textbooks and lecture handouts before and after each lecture.
7 & 8. Study textbooks and lecture handouts before and after each lecture.
Grading Method Final examination

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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