Syllabus academic year 2008/2009
(Created 2008-07-17.)

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. Compulsory for: K2. Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Mats-Olle Månsson, och Professor Peter Rådström, Tillämpad biokemi. Assessment: Written examination and passed reports from laboratory practicals. Parts: 2. Home page:

The aim of the course is to give basic knowledge in biochemistry and microbiology and to give an overview of the possibilities of modern biotechnology.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must


Prescott, L.M., Harley, J.P. and Klein, D.A., Microbiology, Seventh Edition, McGraw-Hill, ISBN 978-0-07-110231-5.
Compendium in Biochemistry
Manuals to laboratory practicals


Code: 0108. Name: Technical Biology, Theory.
Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination. Contents: The structure of prokaryot and eukaryot cells. Sterilisation and aseptic working methodology. Cell growth and cultivation techniques. The genes and their expression as proteins. Proteins (structure, function, purification and characterisation). Enzymes (structure and function). Basic metabolism. Technical use of enzymes. Possibilities of modern gene technology. Industrial microbiology.

Code: 0208. Name: Technical Biology, Laboratory.
Higher education credits: 1,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Passed reports. Contents: The use of some common biochemical and microbiological techniques.