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FACULTY OF INDUSTRIAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY

Advanced Enzyme Technology

BSB3583

ADVANCED ENZYME TECHNOLOGY

CREDIT : 3 CREDITS

PRE-REQUISITE : BSB2143 (ENZYME TECHNOLOGY)

 

Synopsis

This course provides the advanced knowledge and information on enzyme technology. It will emphasize on the recycling of coenzyme, enzymatic biotransformation and inovative application of some specialized enzyme. Techniques employed in enzymes engineering and hybridization are also emphasized in this course. Students will also be introduced to the theory as well as applications of enzyme technology in food, medical, and diagnostic industries. Finally this course serves to provide an awareness of the social/ ethical issues related to possible future applications of enzyme technologies.

Course Outcomes

1. Explain the concept and applications of enzymes in biotechnology-related industries

2. Illustrate the process of large scale production of enzymes for biotechnology-related industries

3. Distinguish between recombinant and non-recombinant enzymes that are currently used in biotechnology-related industries

4. Propose a new application for the use of enzymes in biosensor approach to benefit human life

5. Understand and be aware of commercial, ethical, legal and socio-cultural impacts on the advanced application of enzyme in food, medicine and Industry

6. Illustrate the new application of enzymes as biosensor in a schematic diagram

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Course Structure: BAppSc (Hons) Industrial Biotechnology