Microorganism utilization
TeachersKOGA, JinichiroStaffInfo
Grade, SemesterYear 1 1st semest [Master's program, Division of Integrated Science and Engineering]
CategorySpecial Subjects
Elective, CreditsElective 2credit
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Course Description

The lectures explain processed foods, functional foods, agrochemicals, and industrial enzymes that utilize the functionalities of microorganisms, and additionally describe research papers, patents, and industrial research in the field (DP3, DP4).

Course Objectives

The aims of the lectures are to understand processed food, functional foods, agrochemicals, and industrial enzymes that utilize the functionalities of microorganisms, and improve knowledge related to the research papers and patents.

Grading Policy

Grading is determined comprehensively with the final report, the reading comprehension, and the content of discussion.

Textbook and Reference

KindTitleAuthorPublisher
TextbookThe lectures are conducted using English research papers and handouts.
References

Requirements(Assignments)

The lecture is delivered on the basis of fundamental knowledge of fundamental microbiology and applied microbiology. Please read and study English research papers beforehand that were previously handed out (1 hour). After the lecture, please find new information on your interested fields using books or internet (1 hour).

Note

Schedule

1Lecture guidance, Microorganism utilization overview
2Industrial use of food enzymes (1) : Brewer's enzyme
3Industrial use of food enzymes (2) : Enzyme for prevention of starch retrograding
4Industrial use of food enzymes (3) : Enzyme for fructooligosaccharide production
5Industrial use of food enzymes (4) : Enzyme for trehalose production
6Agricultural use of microorganism (1) : Evaluation of agrochemicals
7Agricultural use of microorganism (2) : Search for agrochemicals
8Agricultural use of microorganism (3) : Discussion on agrochemicals
9Industrial use of detergent enzymes (1) : Overview of detergent enzymes
10Industrial use of detergent enzymes (2) : Study on detergent enzymes
11Industrial use of detergent enzymes (3) : Patent
12Industrial use of detergent enzymes (4) : Academic paper①
13Industrial use of detergent enzymes (5) : Academic paper②
14Industrial use of detergent enzymes (6) : Discussion on detergent enzymes
15Add-up and report submission