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Diploma in Plant Cell Bioprocessing

Learn about the fundamental applications of Plant Cell Technology and Plant Tissue Culture in this free online course.

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In this free online course, you will study the anatomy of plant cells, the intricacies of plant tissues, and their functions. The concepts of photosynthesis and photorespiration will be highlighted as well as the mechanisms of organ development in plants. You will also see the applications of plant cell technology, which features the chemical compositions of plant cells and the implications of genetics and bioprocessing in plant cell culture.
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This free online course in Plant Cell Bioprocessing primarily explains the functionalities of the essential components of plant cells and the applications of Plant Cell Technology. You will learn about the history of plant cells and tissue culture as well as the nutritional requirements of plant cells that aid plant growth. You will study the concepts of Organogenesis and Regeneration, understanding their significance in plant cell biotechnology and organ development.

Next, the primary and secondary aspects of plant metabolism will be examined. You will be able to distinguish the roles of primary and secondary metabolites, identifying their ecological functions in plants. The various plant products of potential commercial interest will also be highlighted. Thereafter, the steps involved in the production of compounds from plant cell culture will be outlined and you will consider the medium components that limit cell division and stunts the exponential growth of plant cells.

Finally, you will study the concept of Biotransformation in plant cell cultures. The relevance of genetic transformations, the properties of plant cell bioreactors and the functionalities of bioreactors, will be explained. You will also see some case studies that feature the success of the implementation of the strategies involved in plant cell technology. This course will be of interest to anyone in the field of biology, genetic engineering, biotechnology, and any other related discipline. Why wait, start this course today!

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Plant Cell Technology

Plant Development

Plant Metabolism

First Assessment

Biotransformation and Genetic Transformation

Plant Cell Bioreactors

Plant Cell Culture

Second Assessment

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Outline the applications of Plant Cell Technology
  • Summarise the processes involved in In-vitro Culture initiation
  • List the practical applications of Somaclonal Variation and Micropropagation
  • State the functions of primary and secondary metabolites in plant cells
  • Explain the functions of Cell Permeability Enhancers
  • Distinguish between Biotic and Abiotic Elicitors
  • List the various types of Immobilization in plant cells
  • Describe the Plasmid-mediated gene transfer mechanism
  • Discuss the operating strategies of an effective bioreactor


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