New frontiers in biocatalysis (2020/2021)

Course code
4S008292
Name of lecturer
Salvatore Fusco
Coordinator
Salvatore Fusco
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
BIO/10 - BIOCHEMISTRY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre dal Mar 1, 2021 al Jun 11, 2021.

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide the student with the basic and advanced knowledge of biocatalysis applied in the industrial, therapeutic and diagnostic fields. In particular, the main objectives of the course concern the understanding: 1) of the principles of enzyme catalysis; 2) the new frontiers in enzymes applications; 3) molecular methods to optimize the reactivity of enzymes; 4) innovative approaches for the development of artificial enzymes that show non-natural reactivity.