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Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K7356030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 培養技術論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Fermentation Technology
カトウ ジュンイチ,ナカシマダ ユタカ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Tues3-4:ENG 112
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 26 : Biotechnology
Eligible Students Junior students in Faculty of Engineering Cluster 3
Keywords Fermentation Technology, Fermentative production, Microorgamisms, Bioproduction, Biotechnology 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
This class is classified as "Applied Biological Science" in specialized course in Faculty of Engineering Cluster 3. In this class, theoretical bases on Feretemntation Technology experimantal trainig in Biotechnological experimental training course will be learned. Therefore, you should take Biotechnological experimental training course. And to comprehensively learn fermentation technology, it is highly recommended to take Fermentation Technology class. 
Criterion referenced
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Acquisition of basic and advanced knowledge related to biotechnology and life science. (Target/Lecture class) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The aim is to learn basic knowledge on unit processes in modern fermentation technology. This class will give you theretical aspects on fermentation technology, while you will learn their practical aspects in Biotechnological experimental training course. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction of modern fermentation technology
lesson2 Nutrients for microbial growth
lesson3 Cultivation methods (I) batch cultivation (1)
lesson4 Cultivation methods (II) batch cultivation (2)
lesson5 Cultivation methods (III) continuoush cultivation
lesson6 Cultivation methods (IV) fed-batch cultivation
lesson7 Sterilization (1)
lesson8 Sterilization (2)
lesson9 Aeration and agitation (oxygen supplying) (1)
lesson10 Aeration and agitation (oxygen supplying) (2) KLa
lesson11 Bioreactors (1)
lesson12 Bioreactors (2)
lesson13 Microbes used for fermentative production (1)
lesson14 Microbes used for fermentative production (2)
lesson15 Microbes used for fermentative production (3) 
P. F. Stanbury and A. Whitaker. Principles of Fermentation Technology. Pergamon Press Ltd. 
PC or AV used in
Mainly chalk talks 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
1-6) You will get homeworks on microbial growth
7-8) You will get a homework on conventional sterilization methods
9-10) You will get a homework on KLa
11-12) Learinig about factors critical for microbial growth will help your understanding
13-14) Learn methods to breed useful microbes using "Voets' biochemistry" 
Grading Method The final exam: 80%, homeworks: 20% 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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