Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Program of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Lecture Code I7004002 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生化学II
Subject Name
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Biochemistry II
クマガイ タカノリ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Weds5-8:霞R204講義室
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Pharmaceutical Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords Replication, transcription, translation, DNA repair, regulation of gene expression, recombinant DNA 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
The second step: Structure and function of organisms 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
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Goal of this class is to acquire the knowledge about the basic of molecular biology (replication, transcription, translation, regulation of gene expression, DNA recombination etc.). 
Class Schedule lesson1: Introduction, structure of DNA
lesson2: DNA replication (1) (prokaryote)
lesson3: DNA replication (2) (prokaryote and eukaryote)
lesson4: Transcription (1) (prokaryote)
lesson5: Transcription (2) (prokaryote and eukaryote)
lesson6: Genetic code
lesson7: Summary
lesson8: Translation (1) (prokaryote)
lesson9: Translation (2) (prokaryote and eukaryote)
lesson10: DNA repair
lesson11: Genetics of Microorganism
lesson12: Regulation of gene expression (1) (prokaryote)
lesson13: Regulation of gene expression (2) (prokaryote and eukaryote)
lesson14: DNA recombination
lesson15: Summary 
Reference book is “Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry (7th ed.)”. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Distributed prints and power point.
Video of lectures are uploaded on moodle (for review). 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Read the reference book with respect to contents of each lesson carefully for the preparation and review. 
Requirements None 
Grading Method mid-term examination: 100 points
term-end examination: 100 points
Total:200 points
A passing score is 120 points or up. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Questions are acceptable by E-mail. 
Other Core curriculum numbers.
C-6-2-1), C-6-3-2) 
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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