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Biotech Fermentation II

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
BTC 283 Biotech Fermentation II 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: BTC 282
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2005

This course introduces techniques for recovery of fermentation products to include removal of insoluables, product isolation, high resolutions techniques and product polishing using eukaryotic cells. Topics include filter design, separation processes such as flocculation, coagulation, distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, different types of chromatography and emerging technologies for product recovery. Upon completion, students should be able to perform eukaryotic cell cultivation and various separation techniques used in small-scale fermentation with an understanding of scale-up procedures.