• Semester: 8 • Course Name: Food -Biotechnology • Prerequisites ...

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Feb 12, 2013 (4 years and 9 months ago)

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 Semester: 8
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 Course Name: Food -Biotechnology
 Prerequisites: General Microbiology
 Course Number: 0155326
 Contact hours: 4:30
 Credit Units: 3 (2+1)
 Course Content:
This course covers: the historical development of biotechnology. Techniques in genetic
engineering; identifying food genes; methods of isolation of DNA and RNA. Methods
of control of genetically characters of the microorganisms; cloning and other modern
techniques of biotechnology. It also deals with fermentation technology and
bioreactors; batch and continuous cultures; food enzymes; production of food additives;
microbial biomass; waste management; biotechnology and ethics.