Microbial products such as antibiotics, microbial enzymes and bio-fuels contribute to global health and development. This course provides an overview of the diversity of microorganisms and their metabolic activities such as the microbial productsof major social, economic and environmental importance. Laboratory practicals in this course complement the theory through testing microbial compounds, their effects on pathogens and their hydrolytic and degradative effects. Gain of laboratory skills is an essential component of the course as well as understanding the theory behind each experiment.
- MBT263 or LFS261
- MBT363 or MBT364
- Semester of offer Subject to change
- Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
- Student contribution band
- Band 2
- Tuition fee
- 3.2: Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies
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