970305 Biotechnology for sustainable processes and environmental protection


Type
Lecture
Semester hours
3
Lecturer (assistant)
Drosg, Bernhard , Fritz, Ines , Gübitz, Georg
Organisation
Offered in
Sommersemester 2022
Languages of instruction
Englisch

Content

Sustainable processes based on biotechnology
Biotechnology for valorization of biomass and energy production
Enzymatic degradation and processing of lignocellulose
Enzymatic functionalization of natural and synthetic polymers
Mechanisms of enzyme catalyzed degradation of xenobiotics
Enzyme catalysed reactions in soil and water
Enzyme-remediation
Biomarkers
Biotechnological processes with photo-autotrophic microorganisms

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Knowledge about biotechnology based strategies in sustainable processes.
Understanding of the basic principles in enzyme based degradation of xenobiotics and biomass degradation in nature.
Facts about biotechnology for valorization of biomass and about bioenergy production.
Students will be familiar with general principles of biotechnological processes with photo-autotrophic microorganisms and will understand typical advantages and disadvantages.
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