Taught in 3rd year Bachelor in chemistry - Main Subject: Biochemistry
Theory [A] 24.0
Exercises [B] 0.0
Training and projects [C] 0.0
Studytime [D] 120.0
Studypoints [E] 4
Level specialized
Credit contract? Unrestricted access
Examination contract? Unrestricted access
Language of instruction Dutch
Lecturer Ann Messens
Reference TCCHCB03A00003
Key words

The students know what immunity means.
The students acquire insight in the immunological processes and in the defensemechanism of man.
The students acquire insight in the analytical techniques based on immunology.

Introduction; specific interaction between antigen and immune products; the immune products; antibodies : appearance after immune stimulation, immune memory, turnover and differences between ages; interaction between antibodies and antigens; monoclonal antibodies; HLA; bloud and its role in the immune system; the lymfocyt; the complement system.

Basic knowledge of biochemistry

Final Objectives
The students are capable of gadering and applying information about the buildup and the manner of working of the immune system and the analytical uses of immunology.
They can make links between the different parts of the course.

Materials used
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- teacher's course

- scientific & technical literature

Study costs
teacher's course : 2.5 euro
book : 50 euro

Study guidance

Teaching Methods
- lectures

- discussion exercises

- Scoring system :

oral examination

Ann Messens