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301323 VO Cell type-specific features of the CNS (2020S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie



Language: English

Examination dates



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Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture series will focus on cell type-specific mechanisms and features of the CNS, including aspects of Development (cell lineage, origin, interactions, migration, differentiation); Histology and Cell biology (cell-specific markers, morphology, intracellular transport, neurotransmitter localisation and release, intercellular interactions); Regulation of gene expression (transcription, translation,
post-translational modification and signal transduction); Molecular mechanism of inherited neurodegenerative disorders and corresponding disease models (e.g. Huntington disease, leukodystrophies, Alexander
disease) for neurons and glia."

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Each of the 4 questions will be evaluated by the respective lecturer of this questions giving a maximum of 10 points. Thus you can get a total of 40 points (1-20=5; 21-25=4; 26-30=3; 31-35=2; 36-40=1).

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