Course: Food Biochemistry

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Course title Food Biochemistry
Course code KBBV/C536
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Čegan Alexander, prof. Ing. CSc.
  • Korecká Lucie, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Minerals - function, changes, detection techniques Aminoacids and proteins in food - biochemistry, physiology, analysis Aminoacids conversion to special products (hormones, neurotransmiters) Enzymes in food- changes,influence of food Saccharides in food - biochemistry, analysis, changes during manipulation Lipides in food - biochemistry, analysis, changes during manipulation. Oxidized lipids in food - significancy for biochemistry Vitamines in food - biochemistry, analysis, changes during manipulation Hormones and their significancy in food analysis Antioxidants Xenobiotics in food. Contaminants Macronutrients and micronutrients and biochemistry Antibiotics Genetically modified food and biochemistry

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The main goal is to show the context between substances important for food industry and their role in organism, their positive or negative influence of biochemical processes
Student will understand to effect of food-stuff important substances to organism in molecular level
Prerequisites
C510 - Biochemistry

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

written test- 60% oral exam
Recommended literature
  • Hoza, Ignác. Potravinářská biochemie III.. Zlín: Univerzita Tomáše Bati, 2006. ISBN 80-7318-396-X.
  • Velíšek J. Chemie Potravin 1-3. Praha, 1999.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Chemical Technology Evaluation and Analysis of Foodstuffs (2016) Food industry and food industry chemistry 2 Summer
Faculty of Chemical Technology Evaluation and Analysis of Foodstuffs (2013) Food industry and food industry chemistry 2 Summer
Faculty of Chemical Technology Evaluation and Analysis of Foodstuffs (2014) Food industry and food industry chemistry 2 Summer
Faculty of Chemical Technology Evaluation and Analysis of Foodstuffs (2015) Food industry and food industry chemistry 2 Summer