551-1147-00L  Bioactive Natural Products from Bacteria

SemesterFrühjahrssemester 2022
DozierendeJ. Piel
Periodizitätjedes Semester wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
LehrspracheEnglisch
KommentarNumber of participants limited to 7.

The enrolment is done by the D-BIOL study administration.


KurzbeschreibungLab course. In small groups projects of relevance to current research questions in the field of bacterial natural product biosynthesis are addressed.
LernzielIntroduction to relevant subjects of the secondary metabolism of bacteria. Training in practical work in a research laboratory. Scientific writing in form of a research report.
InhaltResearch project on bacteria that produce bioactive natural products (e.g., Streptomycetes, Cyanobacteria, uncultivated bacteria). The techniques used will depend on the project, e.g. PCR, cloning, natural product analysis, precursor feeding studies, enzyme expression and analysis.
Skriptnone.
LiteraturWill be provided for each of the projects at the beginning of the course.