Animal Cell Biosystems and Immunotechnology (CH868)


M.Tech (IBT)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Characteristics of animal cells and their implication on process design Nutritional requirements and serum free cultureof mammalian cells Kinetics of growth and product formation. Reactor systems for large-scale production using animal cells. Production of Polyclonal antibodies with different types of antigens: antigen preparation and modification, adjuvants does and route of antigen administration, collection of sera, purification of antibodies. Hybridoma technology – production and applications of monoclonal antibodies for diagnosis and therapy. Production of virus vaccines, specific vaccines. Production of cellular chemicals like Interferons, Interleukin, etc. Immunoassay procedures.


Essential Immunology by Ivan M Roitt, Blackwell Scientific Publication, 4th Edition, 1980
Basic Concepts in Immunology : A Student's Survival Guide. par John Jr. Clancy (Editor), James Morgan McGrawHill Text
Textbook of Immunology. 2nd ed. Constantin A. Bona, Francisco A. Bonilla. Harwood Academic Pub. 1996.
Fundamental Immunology. 4th ed. Livre & CD edition. William E. Paul (Editor). Lippincott-Raven Pub.


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