Learning outcomes of the course unit
Provide background notions on topics related to cellular and molecularbiology and their possible application for novel material production.
Course contents summary
Carbon and molecules
Organic molecules and macromolecules
Metabolism and catabolism
Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells
Genes and genomes
Proteines and proteomes
Gene expression, gene regulation, and gene expression's regulation
Gene-induced organic macromolecules production
New molecules: border between organics and inorganics
N.A. Campbell, PRINCIPI DI BIOLOGIA , Zanichellieditore, ristampa 2005.