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James D Bryers
BIOEN 335
Seattle Campus

Biotransport II

Studies the principles of combined mass transport in homogeneous and heterogeneous reaction systems as applied to biological processes. Introduces chemical and biochemical reaction kinetics, methods of evaluating kinetic parameters for reaction rate data, and prediction of the performance of biological and biochemical processes. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in BIOEN 325. Offered: W.

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This course presents the fundamentals of molecular diffusion, reaction kinetics, and convective transport as applied to biological systems. Mathematical analysis and numerical simulation techniques will be applied to such topics as: Fickian diffusion, immobilized enzyme kinetics, drug release, blood dialysis, oxygenation, and gene delivery.

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Last Update by James D Bryers
Date: 12/12/2011