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B Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Unit 5 PDF Notes


B-Pharmers, get ready to unleash your inner alchemist in B Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Unit 5 PDF Notes! It's all about fermentation, the magical process where microbes become tiny factories, brewing up essential drugs and food ingredients. We'll delve into the methods and requirements, from preparing the perfect nutrient broth to sterilizing equipment and ensuring proper aeration and mixing. Imagine giant vats bubbling away, producing life-saving penicillins or vitamins like B12. We'll even explore large-scale fermenter design, the control systems that keep everything running smoothly. But fermentation isn't just about antibiotics; we'll also study how it produces amazing things like citric acid for your favorite candies and griseofulvin, a medicine that tackles fungal infections. Finally, we'll shift gears to blood products, understanding how whole blood, plasma, and substitutes are collected, processed, and stored safely. This unit is a fascinating blend of biology, engineering, and practical knowledge, equipping you to appreciate the power of fermentation and its countless applications in healthcare and beyond!


B Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Notes
B Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Notes

B Pharm Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Unit 5 PDF Notes


Unit 5


a) Fermentation methods and general requirements, study of media, equipments, sterilization methods, aeration process, stirring.

b) Large scale production fermenter design and its various controls.

c) Study of the production of - penicillins, citric acid, Vitamin B12, Glutamic acid, Griseofulvin,

d) Blood Products: Collection, Processing and Storage of whole human blood, dried human plasma, plasma Substituties.


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