Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035452006Importance of Enzyme Activity in LarvicultureElective117
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is understanding of enzymatic activity in cultured marine fish larvae.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cüneyt Süzer
Learning Outcomes
1Ability to understand of enzyme
2Ability to compare of enzyme groups
3Ability to explain working principles of enzymatic activity and affecting factors
4Ability to describe enzymatic activities in fish species
5Ability to describe enzymatic activities in fish species
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course, description of enzyme and enzyme groups, working principles, variations in enzymatic activity in cultured marine and freshwater fishes, crustacean and arthropod species during larval development and calculation methods of enzymatic activity will be explained in detail.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General description of enzymesIntroduction to the laboratory
2Enzyme groups I (Oxydoreductases, transferases, hydrolases)Fixation procedure
3Enzyme groups II (Liases, isomerases, lygases)Centrifuge procedure
4Working principles of enzymes and affecting factorsHomogenization
5Enzyme types I (Proteases)Separation of supernatants
6Enzyme types II (Proteases) Protein analysis
7Enzyme types I (Carbohydrases) Protein analysis
8Mid-term examEvaluation
9Enzyme types I (Lipases)Carbohydrate analysis
10Enzyme types II (Lipases)Fat analysis
11Enzymatic activity in cultured marine fish larvae Fat analysis
12Enzymatic activity in cultured freshwater fish larvaeUsing of Spectrophotometer
13Enzymatic activity in cultured crustacean larvaeCalculation and evaluation of specific activity
14Enzymatic activity in cultured arthropod larvaeCalculation and evaluation of specific activity
15Term Project presentationCalculation and evaluation of specific activity
16Final examEvaluation
Recommended or Required Reading
Bugg, T.D.H., 2004. Introduction to Enzyme and Coenzyme Chemistry, Blackwell Publishing, 292 pages, UK. Copeland, R.A., 2000. Enzymes, 397 pages, WILEY-VCH Publishing, USA. Manchenko, G.P., 2003.Handbook of Detection of Enzymes on Electrophoretic Gels, 553 pages, CRC Press, USA. Reymond, J.L., Editor, 2006. Enzyme Assays, WILEY-VCH Publishing, 368 pages, Germany. Squires, E.J., 2003. Applied Animal Endocrinology, CABI Publishing, 234 pages, USA.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14114
Team/Group Work248
Experiment4624
Project Preparation166
Project Presentation111
Individual Study for Mid term Examination188
Individual Study for Final Examination11212
Reading14798
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)199
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
LO15      
LO254     
LO3554    
LO455 4   
LO5 544 55
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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