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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VFT724 Immune System Pharmacology 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course teaching of immune system supressor and stimulant substances are aimed.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Abdurrahman AKSOY, Doç.Dr. Oğuzhan YAVUZ, Doç.Dr. Yavuz Kürşad DAŞ, Doç.Dr. Dilek Güvenç, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi Enes ATMACA
Learning Outcomes
  1. Knows information about immune system.
  2. Learns about immune-supressor substances.
  3. Knows immune-stimulant substances.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics- Goodman and Gilmans, 1985
Basic & Clinical Pharmacology- Bertram G. Katzung, 2000
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Immune system, immune-stimulant and immune-suppressor substances.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction to immune system
2.Immune-stimulant substances
3.Thymic hormones, opioid peptides
4.Antibodies, lymphocyte immunoglobulin, muromonab-CD3, Rh0 (D) antibody
5.Interferons, interleukins
6.Levamisole, 8-bromoguanozin, adenine arabinoside, polynucleotides, Filgrastim
7.Nutritional factors
9.Microbial agents
10.Immune-suppressor substances
13.The drugs used in the treatment of cancer
14.Extent of biocidal product usage
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)
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14570
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11818
Individual Study for Final Examination12020