Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
GT-303ENZYME AND BIOTECHNOLOGYCompulsory354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
1. Train students to acquire the knowledge and skill about the biotechnology and its industrial applications 2. Provide the students with the necessary knowledge and skill about cells and cell metabolism 3. Provide the students with the knowledge and skill about production of enzymes and their industrial applications 4. Provide the students with the knowledge about biotechnological production processes, for example: citric acid production, baker’s yeast production and etc.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör Tuğçe Kalefetoğlu MACAR
Learning Outcomes
1Knowledge about biotechnolgy
2Knowledge about cells and their metabolism
3Knowledge about production of enzymes and enzyme kinetics
4Knowledge about industrial applications of biotechnological processes
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction to Biotechnology / Metabolism of Microorganisms / Technical Principles of Fermentation / Separation Processes in Biotechnology / Disruption of Cells in Biotechnology / Enriching Processes in Biotechnology / Purification Processes in Biotechnology / Drying Processes in Biotechnology / In-situ Product Separation Processes in Biotechnology / Production of Enzymes, Immobilised Enzymes and Their Applications / Citric Acid Production / Baker’s Yeast Production / Single Cell Protein Production / Alcohol Fermentation / Antibiotic Production
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to Biotechnology, Metabolism of Microorganisms
2Technical Principles of Fermentation
3Separation Processes in Biotechnology
4Disruption of Cells in Biotechnology
5Enriching Processes in Biotechnology
6Purification Processes in Biotechnology
7Drying Processes in Biotechnology
8Midterm Exam
9In-situ Product Separation Processes in Biotechnology
10Production of Enzymes, Immobilised Enzymes and Their Applications
11Citric Acid Production
12Baker’s Yeast Production, Single Cell Protein Production
13Alcohol Fermentation
14Antibiotic Production
15Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Bailey, J.E. and Ollis, D.F.,“Biochemical Engineering Fundamentals”, McGRAW-Hill Ed., 1986. 2. Sinclair, C.G. and Kristiansen, B., “Fermentation Kinetics and Modelling”, Open University Press, 1987. 3. Telefoncu, Azm, “Biyoteknoloji”, Ege Üniversitesi Fen Fakültesi Yayınları, Bornova-İzmir, 1995. 4. Pirt, S.J., “Principles of Microbe and Cell Cultivation”, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1985.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13535
Individual Study for Final Examination13535
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)118
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