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PřF:Bi6700 Taxonomy of prokaryotes - Course Information

Bi6700 Taxonomy of prokaryotes

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
3/0/0. 3 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. RNDr. Ivo Sedláček, CSc. (lecturer)
Supervisor
doc. RNDr. Ivo Sedláček, CSc.
Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Ivo Sedláček, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Timetable
Mon 17. 9. to Fri 14. 12. Tue 14:00–16:50 A25-209
Prerequisites
C3580 Biochemistry && Bi4020 Molecular biology && Bi4090 General microbiology
Examination - basic microbiology, biochemistry, basic molecular biology.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
At the end of this course, students should be able to identify prokaryotes (domains Archaea and Bacteria) based on their phylogenetic position. Owing to learned knowledge the course holder is able to use obtained information in bacterial taxonomy and independently interpret acquired data for both typing of bacterial isolates and for identification of unknown samples of prokaryotic microorganisms.
Syllabus
  • Bacterial taxonomy summarises a phylogenetic position of prokaryotic microorganisms (domains Archaea and Bacteria) and defines a concept of systematics (one lecture). Members of domain Archaea are mentioned only in basic features of families and genera (one lecture). The main attention is aimed to representatives of domain Bacteria which are divided in this course into several parts. The first part contains taxonomy of different classes of phylum Proteobacteria (fifth lecture). The second part includes other phyla of Gram negative cocci and rods - aerobic, facultative anaerobic and obligate anaerobic; regular or irregular (three lectures). The last part of lecture is aimed to Gram positive bacteria (phylum Actinobacteria and Firmicutes) - morphologically different prokaryotae, such as mycobacteria, nocardioform or mycelium forming bacteria and sporeforming bacteria (four lectures). At the end of this course, students should be able to apply a obtained phenotype and phylogenetic data for classification of microorganisms or for typing of microorganisms. They could understand a similarity or relationships among species and would be able to explain to intra- or inter-species relationships.
Literature
  • SEDLÁČEK, Ivo. Taxonomie prokaryot (Taxonomy of prokaryotes). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2007. 270 pp. 55-969C-2006 02/58 12Př. ISBN 80-210-4207-9. info
  • Euzéby, J.P. 2007. List of prokaryotic names with standing in nomenclature. On-line: http://www.bacterio.cict.fr
  • Garrity, G.M., Boone, D.R., Castenholz, R.W. (eds.). 2001. Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. Second edition. Volume One. The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria. Springer, USA.
  • Garrity, G.M., Brenner, D.J., Krieg, N.R., Staley, J.T. (eds.). 2005a. Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. Second edition. Volume Two. The Proteobacteria. Part A Introductory Essays. Springer, USA.
  • Garrity, G.M., Brenner, D.J., Krieg, N.R., Staley, J.T. (eds.). 2005b. Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. Second edition. Volume Two. The Proteobacteria. Part B The Gammaproteobacteria. Springer, USA.
  • Garrity, G.M., Brenner, D.J., Krieg, N.R., Staley, J.T. (eds.). 2005c. Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. Second edition. Volume Two. The Proteobacteria. Part C The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-,and Epsilonproteobacteria. Springer, USA.
  • Balows, A., Trüper, H.G., Dworkin, M., Harder, W., Schleifer, K.-H. (eds.). 1992. The Prokaryotes: A Handbook on the biology of bacteria: ecophysiology, isolation, identification, applications. 2nd ed. New York: Springer-Verlag.
  • Stackebrandt, E. (Ed.) 2006. Molecular Identification, Systematics, and Population Structure of Prokaryotes. Springer, Germany.
  • Priest, F.G., Goodfellow, M. (eds.). 2000. Applied microbial systematics. Kluwer Academic Publisher, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Goodfellow M. and O Donnell A.G. : Chemical methods in pracarytic systematics., J.Wilea and sons., N.Y., 1994
Teaching methods
Lectures.
Assessment methods
Discussion in the beginning of each lecture during course, 2 written tests before laboratory course (30 and 50 questions), final oral examination.
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Limitujici je kapacita cvicebny
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017.
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