Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L4010005 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 海洋生物資源化学実験
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Laboratory Work in Marine Bioresources Chemistry
アサカワ マナブ,ヒラヤマ マコト
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte:ABS A801 (Student Laboratory)
Lesson Style Experiment Lesson Style
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Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Food Science Course, third year students
Keywords Marine natural product, Chitin, Chitosan, Crab carapace, SEM 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Food Science
(Abilities and Skills)
・To acquire the ability to understand phenomena related to foods from scientific viewpoints, as well as skills and techniques to handle foods and food materials. Also, to summarize research results in an academic paper.
・Acquiring the skills on food production from marine and livestock resources, and being able to consider practical methods to produce the safe and highly functional foods.
・Through observations of the food manufacturing process, consider and formulate one's awareness of food science from a social viewpoint. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
1. Learning of isolation and analysis of marine biosubstances
2. Understanding of utilization of marine bioresources 
Class Schedule 1. Preparation of chitin and chitosan from crab carapace
2. Preparation of N-acetylchitosan gel, measurement of some physical properties and observation of its structure using SEM
3. Preparation of D-glucosamine from chitin

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Grading Method Assessment is done by the results of semester report. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This class is provided in English upon request. 
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