Jun 21, 2024  
Butler Community College 2019-20 Catalog 
Butler Community College 2019-20 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BY 280. Biomanufacturing Techniques

Credits: 2
Prerequisite(s): BY 270  and BY 271  with a C or better.

Corequisite(s): BY 281  or equivalent course offered by Manhattan Area Technical College (MATC).

This course will enable students to learn the theoretical background of working with small-scale laboratory processes utilizing prokaryotic or eukaryotic cells in procedures used with a bioreactor to produce a biomass. The student will explore protein purification methods, enzyme handling and assay methods, protein assay methods, and western blot/enzyme and antibody probe techniques. The student will examine the process of setting up a bioreactor; growing prokaryotic cells, and isolating and characterizing a specific protein from the cell mass.

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