University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

65-418 Microbial Processes in Environmental Management F(3-0)

The metabolic basis of microbial processes fundamentally important in the management of agricultural, industrial or municipal wastes are examined. Topics covered include nutrient uptake and assimilation, central metabolic pathways, polymer metabolism, role of oxygenases, anaerobic metabolism, and the effect of environmental conditions on microbial activity. Application of these principles to management of different wastes will be provided. Department of Environmental Biology.

Prerequisites: 65-100, 1 course credit in biochemistry.

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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