10.535 Cell and Microbe Cultivation

Cell and Microbe Cultivation

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 2921
Status Active

This course presents the principles of biochemical engineering with an emphasis on the unit operation of cell cultivation for production of commercially important products, especially biopharmaceuticals. The bioreactor is viewed as a device for controlling the environment of recombinant and traditional cultures. Major topics include media design, kinetics of growth and production, expression systems, bioreactor types, cell physiology, and bioprocess economics.