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551-0110-00L  Fundamentals of Biology II: Microbiology

SemesterSpring Semester 2016
LecturersJ. Vorholt-Zambelli, W.‑D. Hardt, J. Piel
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


Abstract-Structure, function, genetics of prokaryotic microorganisms and fungi.
ObjectiveBasic principles of cell structure, growth physiology, energy metabolism, gene expression. Biodiversity of Bacteria and Archaea in the carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur cycles in nature. Phylogeny and evolution. Developmental biology of fungi.
ContentBasic principles of cell structure, growth physiology, energy metabolism, gene expression. Biodiversity of Bacteria and Archaea in the carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur cycles in nature. Phylogeny and evolution. Developmental biology of fungi.
LiteratureBrock, Biology of Microorganisms (Madigan, M.T. and Martinko, J.M., eds.), 11th ed., Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006