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Module MV-BioVT-214-M-7

Bioprocess Engineering Lab II (M, 3.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
MV-BioVT-214-M-7 Bioprocess Engineering Lab II 3.0 CP (90 h)


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [MV-BioVT] Bioprocess Engineering
Reference course of study [MV-88.805-SG] M.Sc. Biological Process Engineering
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
3L MV-BioVT-86441-K-7
Bioprocess Engineering Lab II
P 42 h 48 h
- no 3.0 WiSe
  • About [MV-BioVT-86441-K-7]: Title: "Bioprocess Engineering Lab II"; Presence-Time: 42 h; Self-Study: 48 h
  • About [MV-BioVT-86441-K-7]: The study achievement [L-Schein] proof of successful participation in the practical course / lab must be obtained.
  • About [MV-BioVT-86441-K-7]:
    Depending on the examination regulations, the course work can/must be submitted as graded examination work. In this case the repetition rules of the examination regulations for practical laboratory work apply.


  • Cultivation of a GMO for heterologous expression of a cytochrome P450 monooxygenase
  • Induction of the expression of the target enzyme
  • Purification of monooxygenase using various affinity techniques
  • Characterization of the purified enzyme
  • Basic balancing of the process
  • Simulation and scaling of the process

Competencies / intended learning achievements

The students are able
  • to explain basic principles of heterologous expression of proteins, biotechnological processes independently,
  • to apply affinity techniques for the purification of recombinant proteins,
  • to perform process simulation
  • to present and discuss their results in the laboratory group
  • to present their results in the form of an experimental protocol and discuss them in detail


  • Script for the internship
  • W. Storhas; Bioverfahrensentwicklung; Wiley-VCH (2003) ISBN 3-527-28866-X
  • H. Chmiel; Bioprozesstechnik; Elsevier ISBN 3-8247-1607-8

Requirements for attendance (informal)

Recommended requirements: In-depth knowledge of bioprocess engineering, knowledge of microbiology


Requirements for attendance (formal)

Proof of participation in the safety training according to the German Ordinance on Hazardous Substances, not more than one year ago.

References to Module / Module Number [MV-BioVT-214-M-7]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[MV-88.A29-SG] M.Sc. Biological and Chemical Engineering Studienschwerpunkt I [WP] Compulsory Elective
Module-Pool Name
[MV-ALL-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule allgemein
[MV-BioVT-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Bioverfahrenstechnik