Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9101036102002Lipid BiotransformationElective128
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aims of the course are to be aware of the lipid transformations, which are primarily catalysed by lipase, to be familiar with selective reactions, to be aware of those enzymes, can be used in organic solvents and finally commercial applications
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr.Ali KILINÇ
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to identify, understand and explain Lipid Biotransformation
2Be able to examine and compare the advantages/disadvantages of the methods used
3Be able to examine, comparison and interpretation of the research results
4Be able to design Lipase catalyzed biochemical products
5Be able to develop Lipase catalyzed processes
6Be able to follow up the recent literature
7Gain the ability to choose the appropriate method
8Be able to do Individual and group work
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Availability and structure of lipase; water, organic solvents and other reaction media; Enantioselective reactions; Cheme and regioselective reactions; Lipid modification; Commercial Applications and future Directions.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Availability and structure of lipase
2Commercial Lipases
3Water, organic solvents and other reaction media
4Catalitic activity in organic media, Enantioselective; Chemo and regioselective reactions in organic media
5Lipids modification with lipases
6Commercial Applications and Future Directions.
7Mid-term Exam
8Integration and comparison
9Integration and comparison
10Integration and comparison
11Integration and comparison
12Project presentation
13Project presentation
14Project presentation
15Project presentation
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. U. T. Bornscheuer (Ed.), “Enzymes in Lipid Modification”, Wiley-VCH, (2000) 2. H. J. Rehen, G. Reed (Ed.), “Biotechnology” 2nd Completely Revised Edition, Volume 8A, Biotransformations I (D. R. Kelly), Wiley-VCH, (1998)
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)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Discussion5210
Question-Answer5210
Team/Group Work5210
Project Preparation41040
Project Presentation428
Self Study6636
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination13535
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)206
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO15   4      4
LO2 5  344  4  
LO34  4355   5 
LO455 4554  4 4
LO544 44333 4 5
LO6   43   5 3 
LO7444 34     4
LO8   5   5    
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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