COURSE UNIT TITLE

: PRODUCTION OF PRIMARY METABOLITES

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
BYT 6001 PRODUCTION OF PRIMARY METABOLITES ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8

Offered By

Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Level of Course Unit

Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)

Course Coordinator

PROFESSOR DOCTOR LEMAN TARHAN

Offered to

Ph.D. in Biotechnology
Ph.D. in Biotechnology
BIOTECHNOLOGY

Course Objective

It is aimed within the context of this course that primer metabolites producing in industrial scale and the researches about both in the choose of raw materials and metabolic regulation and genetic areas will be discussed in detail with the purpose of protection of the environment and economy.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   The students will be able to produce an idea and develop a strategy to choose raw material.
2   The students will be able to produce an idea and develop a strategy as to the production of primer metabolites.
3   The students will be able to produce an idea and develop a strategy as to fermentation techniques applied in primer metabolite production.
4   The students will be able to compare yields obtained in primer metabolite production.
5   The students will be able to gain knowledge about the novel techniques applied in primer metabolite production.

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Raw Materials and Raw Material Strategies 1.1. Sugar-Based Raw Materials and Their Applications in Fermentation 1.2. Starch-Based Raw Materials and Their Applications in Fermentation 1.3. Strategies of Raw material- Economical Problems
2 Production of the Primary Metabolite Ethanol 2.1. Classical Methods in Ethanol Production 2.2. Ethanol-Potential Energy Source and Chemical Products
3 Production of Primer Metabolite 3.1. Microbial Production of Glycerol and Other Polyols 3.2. Microbial Production of Acetone/ Isopropanol 3.3. Microbial Production of 2,3-Butanediol
4 Production of the Primary Metabolite Lactic Acid
5 Production of the Primary Metabolite Citric Acid
6 Production of the Primary Metabolite Gluconic Acid
7 Production of the Primary Metabolite Acetic Acid and Other Organic Acids
8 MIDTERM EXAM
9 Production of the Primary Metabolite PHB and other polyhydroxyalkanoic acids
10 Production of the Primary Metabolite Vitamins
11 Production of the Primary Metabolite Amino Acids 11.1. Amino Acids - Technical Production and Usage 11.2. Enzymology of Amino Acid Production
12 Production of the Primary Metabolite Nucleotides and Related Compounds
13 Production of the Primary Metabolite Extracellular Polysaccharides and Biosurfactants
14 Homework and Presentations

Recomended or Required Reading

Textbook(s): M. Roehr, Products of Primary Metabolism, Biotechnology Vol. 6, Weinheim - New York, 1996.
Supplementary Book(s): Mann, J., Davidso, S. Hobbs, J., Banthorpe, D., Harborne, J. Natural Products, 1st edition, Prentice Hall, 1994.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

1. Presentation
2. Question-answer technique
3. Homework

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 ASG ASSIGNMENT
3 PRS PRESENTATION
4 FIN FINAL EXAM
5 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE* 0.30 + ASG * 0.20 + PRS * 0.10 + FIN * 0.40
6 RST RESIT
7 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE* 0.30 + ASG * 0.20 + PRS * 0.10 + RST * 0.40


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

Meaningful learning of the basic concepts given in presentations, association of concepts with each other, establishing the cause-result relationships and making comments by using the information available for problems and evaluating idea generation are carried out with mid-term and final exams, homework and presentations.

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry
leman.tarhan@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

Wednesday 13.30 - 15.30

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 13 3 39
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 13 3 39
Preparation for midterm exam 1 35 35
Preparation for final exam 1 40 40
Preparing Homework and Presentations 1 35 35
Midterm 1 2 2
Final 1 2 2
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 192

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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