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Plant & Mammalian Cell Technology

BSB3163

PLANT AND MAMMALIAN CELL TECHNOLOGY

CREDIT : 3 CREDITS

PRE-REQUISITE : -

 

Synopsis

Topics will be discussed in this course includes concepts, techniques and applications of plant and mammalian cell culture; principle of totipotency; essential equipment of a tissue and cell culture facility; growth media preparation; methods for growing and store suspension and adhesion cultures; different cell type such as embriogenic culture, callus, independent cell, and stem cells; as well as benefits from clone reproduction in agriculture, livestock, medicine, and other related fields. Principle and benefit of cryo preservation and germplasm collection also will be discussed further.

 

Course Outcomes

1. Describe the principle and techniques of plant and mammalian cell/tissue cultures

2.Discuss plant and mamalian cell technology approaches to be used in related biological applications. 

3. Compare the advantages, disadvantages and applications of each techniques used in culturing plant and mammalian cells/tissues.

4. Discuss the current senario/challenges in commercialization of cell/tissue culture products. 

Course Structure: BAppSc (Hons) Industrial Biotechnology