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Plant & Mammalian Cell Technology Lab

BSB3492

PLANT AND MAMMALIAN CELL TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY

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Synopsis

This course introduce techniques and skills required in both plant and animal cell/tissue culture laboratories. Aseptic techniques and sterilization are emphasized in this course. For plant cell and tissue culture practicals, students are exposed to media preparation and several tissue culture techniques including callus induction, organogenesis,  shoot and root induction, and acclimatization of tissue cultured plntlets. While in anaimal cell practicals, students are exposed to the techniques of handling mammalian cells, calculating viability of cells and also cell toxicity studies.

 

Course Outcomes

1. Relate the fundamental theories with laboratory experiments

2. Demonstrate skills in performing plant and animal cell/tissue culture practices

3. Demonstrate skills in handling plant and animal cell/tissue culture related equipment

4. Analyze, Interpret and relate experimental data with the fundamental theories

5. Demonstrate written communication skill through report writing

6. Work in team during laboratory session

Course Structure: BAppSc (Hons) Industrial Biotechnology