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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VFZ627 Hormone Analysis Techniques 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course, is to teach the methods of analysis used in qualitative and quantitative measurement of hormones.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet KAYA, Prof. Dr. Metin ÇENESİZ, Doç. Dr. Şule SANAL
Learning Outcomes
  1. He/she knows the methods of analysis used in qualitative and quantitative measurement of hormones.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Guyton, A.C., Hall, J.E. (2001). Textbook of Medical Physiology. 10th ed., W.B. saunder Company.
Church, D.C. (1988). The Ruminant Animal Digestive Physiology and Nutrition. Waveland Press Inc., USA
Reece, W.O. (2009). Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals. 4th ed., Wiley-Blackwell, USA
James G. Cunningham (2002) Textbook of Veterinary Physiology. Third Edition, W. B. Saunders Company- Philedelphia, USA
Whittow, G.C. (2000). Sturkie’s Avian Physiology. Academic Press, California.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
The course consists of the analysis methods used in the qualitative and quantitative measurement of hormones and the differences of these methods.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.General information about qualitative and quantitative hormones measurements
2.To preparation of the samples for analysis and to considerations
3.Qualitative methods of measurement I: Precipitation
4.Qualitative methods of measurement II: immunodiffusion
5.Qualitative methods of measurement III: agglutination
6.Qualitative methods of measurement IV: Complement fixation
7.Quantitative measurement methods I: Turbidimetric and nephelometric measurements
8.Quantitative methods of measurement II: Radioimmunoassay
10.Quantitative measurement method III: Enzymeimmunoassay
11.Quantitative measurement methods IV: Kemiluminesansimmunoassay
12.Quantitative measurement methods V: Fluoroimmunoassay
13.Hormone measurements by HPLC
14.Incorrect results, causes and prevention
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study16060
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020