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2Second Semester
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Academic Year 2018/2019
School School of Industrial and Information Engineering
Name (Master of Science degree)(ord. 270) - MI (471) Biomedical Engineering
Track BIF - Bioingegneria dell'informazione - Information Bioengineering
Programme Year 1

Course Details
ID Code 083042
Course Title CELLULAR BIOENGINEERING
Course Type Mono-Disciplinary Course
Credits (CFU / ECTS) 10.0
Semester First Semester
Course Description Molecular recognition mechanisms. Protein Folding and misfolding, and related diseases. Cellular membrane: membrane models, mechanical properties, fluidic feature, functions, lipidic rafts, junctions. Cytoskeleton filaments: structure, polymerization and functions of microtubules, actin filaments and intermediate filaments, Structures of cilia, flagella, and villi. Transport mechanism along filaments: role of motor proteins, generation of movement and conformational changes. Mechanical characterization of cytoskeleton filaments and biomolecules: experimental and analytical methods. Biopolymers: deformation energy, flexural rigidity, persistent length, thermal fluctuations' effects. Cellular models. Adhesion and migration mechanisms: analytical models and experimental techniques for adhesive force measurements. Experimental techniques for the analysis, manipulation and imaging of biomolecules: atomic force microscopy, optical tweezers, electron microscopy. Force transducers, biomolecule adhesion mechanisms, data analysis. Biological and synthetic molecular machines. Molecular actuators.
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ING-IND/34
INDUSTRIAL BIOENGINEERING
10.0

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manifesti v. 3.1.3 / 3.1.3
Area Servizi ICT
24/10/2019