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Course syllabus N400B3_4D - Biosynthesis and Transformation of Metabolites (FCFT - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code: N400B3_4D
Course unit title: Biosynthesis and Transformation of Metabolites
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam-PhD (12 credits)
Course contents:
-Microorganisms as metabolites producers. Relationships between primary and secondary metabolisms, mechanisms of regulation, overproduction of metabolites. Industrial mikrobiology.
-Substrates and nutrition in biotechnological processes, waste utilization, new trends in fermentation and isolation procedures.
-Microbial production of organic acids by filamentous fungi, the specifics of working with filamentous fungi. Bacterial producers of organic acids.
-Fermentation technics, possibilities of improvement of the current technologies, immobilization of the cells (enzymes) and continualisation of the process. Preparation of amino acids, biopolymers and solvents.
-Biotransformations - principles and procedures for the preparation of metabolites. Preparation of carbohydrates, polyols, sterols, alkaloids and bioflavours.
-The microbial biomass-disintegration, stabilization, purification techniques for the isolation of metabolites and cellular components.

Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 04/26/2019.

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