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BTEC 220 Cell Culture and Protein Recovery

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Course Description

Allows students to develop the skills needed to serve as a technician in biotechnology production. Students grow and monitor cells and participate in downstream purification on a laboratory scale that emulates the large-scale production used in industry. Emphasizes the use of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), current Good Laboratory Practices (cGLP), and students gain experience following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: BTEC 170 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU