Human cell and developmental biology 324

Module code ANA 324
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Practical aspects of cell biology. Cell, tissue, organ, and organism culture. The biology of the culture environment. Cellular basic of morphogenesis, cleavage patterns and gastrulation. The early vertebrate development; neurilation, ecto-, meso- and endoderm derivatives. Cell destiny and embryonic axis including malformations. Development of the tetrapod limb and cell death. Cell interactions at a distance through hormones and metamorphosis.
NOTE: This module is not open to all students and may only be taken by BSc (Medical Sciences) students.

Module credits 18.00
NQF Level 07
Service modules Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites ANA 214, ANA 226; Only for BSc (Medical Sciences) students.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Anatomy
Period of presentation Semester 2

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