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Course Contents

Fundamentals of Microbiology Prokaryotic cell structure and function, Prokaryotic growth and nutrition. Prokaryotic genetics. Virus and Eukaryotic microorganisms Virus. Bacteria, fungi and parasites. Bacterial Diseases Airborne, Foodborne and waterborne bacterial diseases. Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology Microorganisms in industry. Alcoholic beverages. Other important microbial products. Immunology Chemistry of immunoglobulins, myeloma and hybridoma immunoglobulins. Immune system and its abnormalities. Allergy and inflammation. Complement system, peripheral leucocytes and macrophages. Immune Disorders Type I IgE-Mediated Hypersensitivity, other types of hypersensitivity, Autoimmune disorders, Immunodeficiency disorders.

Course Synopsis

This course is divided into two parts. Part one will give a basic knowledge of microbiology. Structure and functions of different microorganism like bacteria Fungai and viruses will be discussed. Second part is related to immune system and its different components. Immune cells and immune organs, compliment system as well as hypersensitivity are important topics.

Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course students will have knowledge of microbes their different types and their role in human health and diseases. Basic knowledge of Immunity, immune cells and organs will help them to understand how and where T cells B cells are originated and matured to perform their role in immune response.

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Book Title : Text Book of Microbiology
Author : Dr. D.R .Arora
Edition : second
Publisher : CBS Publishers & Distributors

Book Title : Microbiology
Author : Lansing M. Prescott, John P. Harley & Donald A. Klein
Edition : 6th edition
Publisher : Mc Graw Hall Higher Education

Title : The complement system
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Title : function of immune cells
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