Course: Animal Cloning

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Course title Animal Cloning
Course code KGZB/KZ
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Večerek Libor, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Study of this subject includes introduction to teoretical prerequisites nad practical methods of animal genome modification from transgenesis, production GMO till animal cloning and reproductive and therapeutical tissue cloning and its usage in veterinary and human practices. The subject includes problems of isolation and embryo cultivation, its genotypic and phenotypic evaluation, nucleus transfer and other methods applied in artifical reproduction process.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
  • Preparation for credit - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 35 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 40 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of this subject is to introduce with methods and procedures leading from of genetic modification till animal cloning and its practical usage.
Students will be acquainted with methods and procedures leading to genetic modifications, nuclear transfer and cloning of animals.
genetics - GEN or genetics - GENZO

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined exam

Requirement for adequate knowledge of previous genetic and zootechnical disciplines, in particular reproduction and physiology of animals.
Recommended literature
  • Brown T. A. Cloning of the genes and DNA analysis. Faculty of sciences, Manchester, UK, 386 s., 2006.
  • Brown T.A. Klonování genu a analýza DNA. Univerzita Palackého v Olonouci, 389 s., 2007.
  • Dalrymple M. et al. Production of fibrinogen ink transsgenic animal. Úřad průmyslového vlastnictví Praha, 2006.
  • Fulka J. Přenos jader, XXIII. Genetické dny. SciPP Č. Budějovice,, 2008.
  • Řehout V. a kol. Geneticky modifikované organizmy. SciPP Č. Budějovice, 89 s., 2005.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Biotechnology (2017) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer