A) From a graph of t vs. ln(X/X0), the slope of the curve in the linear region (t=4 to t=14) gives
max=0.2919 hr-1 or 0.2937 if t=4 to t=12
B) YX/S=g cell/g substrate
C) td= hrs
D) Look at substrate limited region where slope of the tangent= max/2=0.1
Homework 4, Due on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012
Problem 1. We want to determine quantitatively the concentration profile of a substrate in a
porous spherical polymer particle/matrix immobilized with an enzyme that catalyzes the
conversion of a substrate into a
The article I have chosen to write about is "Programming cells by Multiplex genome
engineering and accelerated evolution" by Wang. This text pertains to the recently developed
multiplex automated genome engineering (MAGE) technology. This te
BENG 161A Homework 2, Assigned on Thur. 10/11/2012. Due on Thur. 10/18/2012
The report should be concise but sufficiently detailed so that a general reader (e.g. a
bioengineering freshman) can understand.
Problem 1. In less than 3 pages, write a summary o
For this homework assignment, I have chosen the article titled, Genome sequencing in
microfabricated high-density picolitre reactors. The article was designed to describe and
analyze a new sequencing technique that contains a raw throughput
BENG 161A 2012, HW 3.
Tues., October 30, 2012
1. Calculate the thermal energy of methanol (CH3-OH) at 30 C, 1 atm.
kB= R/NA =1.38 x 10-23 J/K.
1) Assume only two vibrational levels (degree of freedom) are accessible.
2) Assume all vibrational d
BENG 161A Homework 1, Assigned on Tues. 10/02/2012. Due on Tues. 10/09, 2011
Problem 1. In less than 3 pages, write a summary of the sequencing technology of ANY ONE
of the four articles given below. Focus on the following:
1) How it works (you may want t
Homework #2 (continued) Due 10/18/07
Q1) (Problem 3.5 in Shuler & Kargi) An inhibitor (I) is added to the enzymatic reaction at a level of 1.0 a/l. The
following data were obtained for Km = 9.2 g S/l
v (rate in g/s)
Home work #1
Read the entire article listed below and answer the following questions.
Fu-Kuen Lin et al., Cloning and Expression of the Human Erythropoietin Gene (1985)
How did scientists design nucleot
HOMEWORK SET #3
Due Thursday October 31, 2013
1. A single enzyme-catalyzed reaction S P occurs at a planar interface between fluid
and a nonporous solid upon which enzyme is immobilized. The substrate and product