Universität Wien FIND

300386 UE Cells in the light microscope (2017S)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 19 participants
Language: German



Introduction 2.3.2017, 9.00 am, Conference room Ecology, UZA1, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Wien.
Block course - tuesdays and thursdays 09.00 - 12.00 - from 2.3.2017 until 6.4.2017; one additional date for the written exam


Aims, contents and method of the course

prokaryotic cells, organelles of eukaryotic plant cells
organelle motility
plasmolysis, osmotic value
permeability of the plasma membrane to water and other substances
tip growth of plant cells

Assessment and permitted materials

personal contributions during the course
written evaluation of study progress during the course and after the course

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Understanding the principal concepts of pro- and eukaryotic plant cells. Knowledge of principles and correlations of structure and functions of living cells and specialised cell types.

Examination topics

Techniques for preparation
light microscopy: bright field, dark field, phase contrast
fluorescence microscopy
Structure and function of the plant cell
The plant cell in comparison to cells of the other kingdoms of life

Reading list

Literature will be provided and discussed within the respective chapters/courses

Association in the course directory

B-BPF 1, B-BAN 9, B-BMG 11, B-BMB 10, B-BOE 11, B-BPB 12, B-BZO 11, BBO 1, BAN 6, BOE 11, BPB 11, BZO 11

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