2.3.6. Production of biopolymers

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About Course

Knowledge and skills

Students will gain knowledge about the applications of biopolimers in food production, their production (including plant, animal and microbial sources), and modifications.


Teacher and organization

Sabina Galus
Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW, Poland

What Will You Learn?

  • The aim of the course is to acquire knowledge about biopolymers used in food production, including their production from plant, animal and microbiological sources, their modifications and the roles in the final products.

Course Content

Characteristics of biopolymers

  • Characteristics of biopolymers

Production of biopolymers from plant, animal and microbiological sources

Modifications of biopolymers to add new or improved functional properties

The importance and use of biopolymers in food technology and food packaging materials