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FDE525 KINETIC ANALYSIS OF THE GLYCOLYTIC PATHWAY OF FUNGI

Course Code: 5730525
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Food Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Understanding the most common pathways in nature through a better known organism, yeast. The enzymatic structure of the pathway. Modeling of the pathway through kinetics of the individual enzymes. The implications in the wine, beer and industrial alcohol production and bakers yeast production. Review of information in how the process is controlled by the inherent yeast mechanisms and how these mechanisms are utilized for the above mentioned processes.