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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 34 hours of lectures, 6 hours of tutorials and 8 hours of practical work. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||411-254 Biomolecular Process Principles|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
CoordinatorDr S Gras
|Subject Overview:|| |
Metabolism in microbial, plant and animal cells. Control of metabolism and its application to bioprocessing and bioproduct process development. Pathways of catabolism and anabolism in heterotrophs. Photosynthesis. Genetic control of metabolism. Genetic manipulation by mutation and recombinant DNA techniques. Case studies in the development of bioprocesses employing recombinant microorganisms. Control at the enzyme level. Enzyme inhibition kinetics. Immobilised enzymes, mass transfer and kinetic effects. Protein and enzyme engineering. Metabolic engineering.
Practical work (enzyme kinetics)
|Assessment:||One written 3-hour end-of-semester examination (90%); practical work assignments not exceeding a combined total of 2000 words (10%).|
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|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
The subject will enhance the following generic skills:
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering) |
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