BIOC 540 - METABOLIC ENGINEERING
Long Title: METABOLIC ENGINEERING
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Principles of metabolic engineering: overview of biochemical pathways; kinetics and thermodynamics of metabolic networks; genetic engineering and molecular biology tools; metabolic flux analysis using stoichiometric and labeling techniques; metabolic control analysis. Metabolic engineering in the postgenomic era; functional genomics and systems biology. Emerging applications: chemicals from biorenewables; food ingredients; health and disease. Cross-list: CHBE 640.