CHE 338 CHE 338. Biochemical Engineering. 3 Hours.
Restricted to chemical engineering majors. Introduction to basic biological processes including transcription, translation, protein/enzyme function, cellular energetics, protein secretion and modifications. Application of quantitative engineering principles to the analysis of biological processes, including thermodynamics, kinetics and stoichiometry. Three lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester. Chemical Engineering 338 and 379 (Topic: Biochemical Engineering) may not both be counted. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Chemical Engineering 317.