Technical microbiology

Course contents
  • - Primary and secondary metabolites
    - Technically relevant properties of microorganisms
    - Technical media and sterilization
    - Aspects of the development of a fermentation process, scale-up
    - Overview of product isolation methods
    - Technically relevant fermentations: acetic acid, lactic acid, alcohol (physiology, organisms, process, products)
    - Other primary metabolites
    - Polymers, citrate, vitamins, fungal fruiting bodies, Yeast
    - Amino acids: specificities of production (genetics, racemat separation)
    - Enzymes: important examples, production, stabilization, technical applications
    - Antibiotics: important examples, effects and mechanisms, resistance
    - Immunosuppressives, alkaloids
    - Steroids: main production processes, products