1.4.8. Microorganisms as a source of lipids, proteins and amino acids

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Knowledge and skills

Student characterizes microorganisms used in the biotechnological production of lipid, protein and amino acids, knows the biochemical foundations of their biosynthesis, knows conditions of microbial cells cultivation in order to produce the desired metabolite, understand the mechanisms of regulation of metabolism in order to overproduce selected amino acids, can list the application of protein, lipid and amino acids produced by microorganisms
Student knows how to carry out the process of obtaining selected biotechnological products with the use of microorganisms


Teacher and organization

Iwona Gientka
Warsaw University of Life Sciences- SGGW, Institute of Food Sciences, Department of Food Biotechnology and Microbiology, Poland

What Will You Learn?

  • The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the possibilities of biotechnological production of lipid, protein and amino acids with the participation of bacteria and fungi, biochemical pathways and regulations, conditioning the overproduction of desired metabolites, technology of their production, and application.

Course Content


  • 30:00
  • 30:00


Amino acids