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Course Title[Course Code]:Microbial Genetics (Advanced)[Gen 605]

Faculty: Agriculture
Department: Genetics
Program: Microbial Genetics
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Postgraduate(Master-First Semester or Second Semester)
Lecture:( 2 ) Practical / Clinical:( 2 ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
Culture of microorganisms; Methods for isolating pure cultures; types of culture media; enrichment culture techniques; maintenance and preservation of pure cultures. Control of microorganisms; physical and chemical methods. Bacterial growth: definition, growth parameters measurement of growth synchronous growth growth kinetics factors affecting growth. Batch and continuous culture Differentiation: endospore formation – cytological physiological and genetic aspects, germination. Outlines of biosynthesis of peptidoglycan major aminoacids and proteins. Regulatory mechanisms in bacteria induction repression feedback inhibition, catabolite repression and attenuation. Manipulation of biochemical regulatory mechanisms for over production of metabolites.