Course syllabus P15-0014-I - Enzyme Engineering (FBFS - SS 2020/2021)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
Course unit code: P15-0014-I
Course unit title:
Enzyme Engineering
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Agrobiotechnology - master (required), 2. semester
Applied Biology - master (required), 2. semester
Applied Biology - master (elective), 2. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
During the term there will be one written tests of evaluation 40 points and final exam 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 basis, effect and function of enzymes. Student understand pripciples of enzyme catalysis, enzyme preparations and their exploitetions in food - processing. After completion of the subject the student is able to apply knowledge about effect and function of enzymes, about thier industrial production and exploitation in food production and food - processing.
Course contents:
Classification of enzymes. Principle of enzymatic catalysis, enzyme kinetics and mechanisms of enzymatic reactions. Methods of enzymes preparations, isolations and purifications. Methods of determination of enzyme activity. Imobilised enzymes. Application of enzymes in chemistry, pharmacy and food processing.
Recommended or required reading:
URMINSKÁ, D. -- MUSILOVÁ, J. -- ČANIGOVÁ, M. -- BOJŇANSKÁ, T. Enzymológia pre agrobiotechnológov. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2018. 147 p. ISBN 978-80-552-1867-0.

Gemeiner, P.: Enzýmové inžinierstvo, Alfa, Bratislava, 1987
Vodrážka, Z. a kol.: Enzymológia, VŠCHT, Praha, 1998
Wiseman A.: Příručka enzýmovej technologie, SNTL, Praha, 1991

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 114

42,1 %
19,3 %
13,2 %
11,4 %
12,3 %
1,7 %
Name of lecturer(s):
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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