Chemistry and Physics

CHM 351 - Bioprocessing

Instructor: Len Holmes 

1.Introduction to Microbiology -Cell Structure, Important classes of microorganisms
2.Chemicals of life -Sugars and polysaccharides, Lipids, Nucleotides, Amino acids and
3.Fermentation-Screening of microorganisms, bacterial strain development and
protein production by bench scale fermentation, kinetics of cell
growth, substrate conversion and product formation
4.Some feedstocks produced by fermentation- Ethanol, Citric acid, Amino acids, enzymes, Antibiotics etc.,
5.Immobilization techniques
- Whole cells
- Enzymes
6.Microbial approaches to waste water treatment- cultures for treatment processes
- aerobic sewage treatment
- methane production

Updated January 26, 1998 | | Copyright © 1998 The University of North Carolina at Pembroke