CHBE 557 - DISCOVERY & ENG BIO NAT PROD
Long Title: DISCOVERY AND ENGINEERING OF BIOACTIVE NATURAL PRODUCTS
Department: Chemical & Biomolecular Engr
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: The course surveys the discovery and biosynthesis of natural products and engineering approaches to modify and optimize production of natural products. Topics include: Mechanistic enzymology. Biosynthetic gene clusters and pathways. Bioinformatic analysis and genome mining. Engineering of enzymes for biocatalysis. Metabolic engineering for natural and non-natural products.