940311 Cell biology

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Seifert, Georg
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction



biological membranes

biogenesis of secretory and membrane proteins

vesicular transport processes

co- and posttranslational modifications of proteins

endocytosis and transcytosis

biogenesis and functions of endosomes and lysosomes

cellular proteolysis

cell growth and cell cycle control

intracellular communication

intercellular communication

the cytoskeleton and the architecture of mammalian cells

introduction to life, ageing and death

apoptosis (programmed cell death)


Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

consolidation of knowledge of cellular biological principles and processes

Learning Outcomes
A successful student of Cell Biology lecture will use oral and written forms of communication to articulate the following competencies:
Knowledge of and ability to articulate
•terminology in selected fields Cell Biology (Cytoskeleton, vesicle transport, cellular organelles, Extracellular Matrix, Compartments of Energy Metabolism)

Understanding of
•key concepts of protein biosynthesis and its subcellular delivery, organellar sub-compartments (mitochondria, peroxisomes, ), generation and maintenance of intracellular architecture and composition and organization of extracellular matrix
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