Course syllabus P15-0010-B - Biochemical Technology (FBFS - SS 2020/2021)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Biochemical Technology
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Agrobiotechnology /2014/ - bachelor (required), 6. semester
Applied Biology - bachelor (required), 6. semester
Viniculture - bachelor (elective), 6. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
During the term there will be one written test, with the evaluation of 20 points, semstral work evaluated by 20 points and final written test of evaluation 60 points. For evaluation A it is neccesary to obtain 93 points, for evaluation B it is necessary to obtain min. 86 points, for evaluation C it is necessary to obtain min. 79 points, for evaluation D it is necessary to obtain min. 72 point and for evaluation E it is necessary to obtain min. 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Subject is focused on explanation of principles of cultivation and fermentation and methods of fermented products preparation. After completion of the subject the student understands basic methods and technique of microorganisms cultivation and biotechnological principles of biological active substances production. Graduate is able to exploit methods of agricultural biotechnology for biomass preparation, enzyme preparation, substrate modification with the aim to improve nutritional values.
Course contents:
Selection of microbial production strains for biotechnological applications. Biochemistry of microorganisms. Emerse and submerse cultivation. Substrates, conditions of cultivations and tecnical equipment. Production od enzymes, amino-acids, antibiotics, hybridome technology, biodegradation of waste, biomass, biogas and bioethanol production.
Recommended or required reading:
URMINSKÁ, D. -- CHŇAPEK, M. -- VIVODÍK, M. Biochemické technológie. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2018. 194 p. ISBN 978-80-552-1919-6.

Michalík Ivan a kol.: Biochemické technológie, SPU, Nitra, 1999

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 158

24,7 %
15,2 %10,8 %
10,1 %
34,2 %
5,0 %
Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Dana Rajnincová, PhD. (examiner, instructor)
doc. RNDr. Dana Urminská, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification:
24. 10. 2019
doc. RNDr. Dana Urminská, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 10/24/2019.

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