Dentistry - Course - Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Biology

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  • Course Code: MICR651
  • Credits: 1
  • Hours Distribution: (1 Lec)
  • Course Type: Basic Sciences Courses (Bas. Sci.)

Course Description

Microbiology: Prokaryotes and eukaryotes; Structure of bacterial cell; Biological requirements for bacterial growth; Bacterial growth: growth curve, kinetic of growth, continuous growth and synchronous growth; Bacterial products: pigments, toxins and enzymes; Genetic elements: Chromosomal and non-chromosomal elements; Mode of transferring genetic elements; Mutation; General properties, structure, classification, replication, cultivation and detection.
Immunology: Types of immunity; Immune response; Antigen and antibody; Surface markers on cells of immune system; Immune deficiency diseases; Hypersensitivity and autoimmunity; Serological techniques.