Course syllabus P15-0094-I - Natural Organic Compounds (FBFS - WS 2020/2021)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
Course unit code: P15-0094-I
Course unit title: Natural Organic Compounds
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 4
Semester: -- item not defined --
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
During the semester there will be 2 written tests of 20 points, the presentation of the essay for 10 points and a final written exam for 50 points. To obtain an evaluation A the students must obtain at least 93 points, for the evaluation B at least 86 points, C rating at least 79 points, D rating at least 72 points, E rating at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completion of the subject the student understand to natural organic compounds chemism, which have for the existence of living matter important significance. Students will understand topic of natural substances as potential toxicants, as well as the toxicants arising from natural substances.
Course contents:
Teaching subject is aimed on primary metabolites to the existence of living matter of fundamental importance as well as secondary metabolites, which are very diverse with specific relevance yet unexplained. Great importance is placed on the biosynthesis and degradation of natural compounds as well as their interrelationships. The content pages as opposed to the traditional idea we have put the issue of natural compounds as potential toxicants, as well as emerging toxicants from natural substances.
Recommended or required reading:
Jahodář, L.: Farmakobotanika - Semenné rostliny. Karolinum, Praha 2012.
Hrdina, V.: Přírodní toxiny a jedy. Galén, 2004
Opletal, L.: Přírodní látky a jejich biologická aktivita - Nutraceutika. Primární metabolity a látky obsažené ve strukturovaných biologických systémech, Karolínium, 2011
Opletal, L, Skřivanová, V: Přírodné látky a jejich biologická aktivita. Vydavateľstvo: Karolínium 2010
Remko, M.: Základy medicínskej a farmaceutickej chémie. Vydavateľstvo: Slovak Academic Press, 2005

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 29

62,1 %13,8 %13,8 %6,9 %3,4 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Judita Lidiková, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
prof. Ing. Ján Tomáš, CSc. (lecturer)
Last modification: 24. 10. 2019
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Judita Lidiková, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 10/24/2019.

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