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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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CHEM 603/6103 - Bioseparation Processes for Food and Pharmaceutical Industries (3 cr.)

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This course deals with the separation processes used in food and pharmaceutical industries for the isolation and purification of biological molecules. The focus is on the science and engineering concepts underlying the separation, as well as the process calculations associated with each bioseparation unit operation. Key topics include principles and design calculations of centrifugation and cell disruption, extraction phase separations and equipment design, absorption equilibrium and column dynamics, chromatography plate theory, chromatography equipment and methods, dynamic scale-up, electric-field based methods, engineering analysis of membrane processes, membrane concentration polarization and fouling, modeling of filtration processes, crystallization and drying operations, and overall process development.

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Offered in fall and spring.

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