Biotechnology

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Biotechnology
CodeΚ314
FacultySciences
SchoolChemistry
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600001159

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma CΗīmeías (2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
THEŌRĪTIKĪ CΗĪMEIA KAI CΗĪMIKĪ EKPAIDEUSĪOptional Courses845
CΗĪMIKĪ ANALYSĪ-PERIVALLON-ĪLEKTROCΗĪMEIAOptional Courses845
CΗĪMIKĪ SYNTHESĪ-VIOCΗĪMEIA KAI VIOEFARMOGESElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)845
CΗĪMIKĪ TECΗNOLOGIA KAI VIOMĪCΗANIKĪ CΗĪMEIAOptional Courses845

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600188688
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • Υ15 Biochemistry I
  • Υ17 Biochemistry II
  • Κ315 Enzymology
Learning Outcomes
Learning results: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be expected to understand the basic principles of modern Molecular Biology techniques, as well as to get in touch with biotechnological applications of enzymes.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Growth of microorganisms. Improving strains with commercial value. Selection and isolation of strains. Site directed mutagenesis. Principles of recombinant DNA, protein engineering. Restriction nucleases, DNA sequence analysis, Nucleic acid hybridization, DNA cloning, DNA engineering, Genetic engineering, Applications of protein engineering, Fusion proteins. Enzyme structural modification by chemical methodologies. Methods for enzyme immobilization. Enzyme binding to insoluble vectors. Intermolecular enzyme coupling. Enzyme encapsulation in liposomes or hydrophobic polymeric matrices. Properties of immobilized enzymes. Immobilization of coenzymes, polyenzymic systems and cell immobilization. Downstream processing for enzymes of industrial value.Bioreactors.Characterization of biotechnological processes. Commercial production of primary and secondary metabolites. Industrial enzymes. Utilization of cellulose-lignocellulose. Microbial recovery of metals. Biochemical electrodes.
Keywords
Molecularbiology, enzymes, immobilization, biotechnological processes
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1004
Reading Assigment220.9
Exams30.1
Total1255
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1) Δ.Α. Κυριακίδη, Βιοτεχνολογία, Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ 2000 2) Ι. Κλώνης, Ενζυμική Βιοτεχνολογία, Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, Έτος Έκδοσης: 2010, ISBN: 9789605243043
Last Update
01-04-2020