Enzybiotics Certification Course - Antibiotic Enzymes as Drugs and Therapeutics

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Biotecnika Certification course on Antibiotic Enzymes discusses the upcoming research and applications for a new method to fight infectious and deadly diseases caused by microorganisms, the Enzybiotics.

Enzybiotics has been identified as a promising field to control bacterial or fungal infections by employing viruses or lysins derived from viruses. This new approach is an amalgamation of medicinal chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry, and biochemistry.

Enzybiotics Certification Course or Antibiotic Enzymes as Drugs and Therapeutics is a significant course in terms of providing career opportunities. In a nutshell, this course opens doors to work as industrial microbiologists or as microbial biotechnologists, where one explores the application of this discovery. Therefore one will be dealing with microorganisms, isolating, culturing them, and then using their enzymes as antibiotics.

Enzybiotics - A new class of Antibiotics

Discovery of the antibiotic penicillin and other antibiotics has been one of the notable scientific contributions to humans. Antibiotics have increased the life span of mankind, so it has been under research for many years. However, with its blessing, antibiotics have also brought its cons. Resistance to antibiotics is a major hurdle in using antibiotics. Because of this, and the difficulty in discovery and designing of new antibiotics has become a herculean task year after year.

This difficulty leads to the discovery of enzybiotics, which includes the combination of words “enzymes” and “antibiotics.” Enzybiotics have been employed to treat bacterial and fungal diseases, either alone or in combination with antibiotics. Enzybiotics are nothing but a class of antibiotics. They are derived from endolysins, which are bacteriophage-encoded enzymes. Endolysins degrade the bacterial cell wall of the infected cell at the end of the lytic replication cycle.

Enzybiotics are protein molecules that provide high specificity in killing their target pathogens with a low probability of bacterial resistance. Endolysins can show a detrimental effect on both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. These are in continuous research and have entered different phases of preclinical and clinical trials.

Some Potential Applications of Enzybiotics

In the Food industry: Bacteriocin plays an important role in the food industry. It acts as food additives and preservatives like in the production of cheese and wine.

In the Medical industry: They act as potent antibacterial and antifungal agents. Enzybiotics show the ability to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria with the least possibility of showing bacterial resistance.

In the Farm industry: It has also found application in the Farm industry. They have been used in treating septicemia and meningitis in chickens and calves. They have also found applications as biocontrol agents to control the number of Salmonella in poultry products.

Further researches are carried out on exploring the new potentials of enzybiotics, and it is believed that they will have a promising future to control the medical community by help combating the antibiotic-resistant strains of pathogens.

Benefits of the course in terms of career advancement

In specific the various industries where one can think of joining after completing this Biotecnika certification course on antibiotic enzymes successfully includes:

Pharmaceutical industry- This industry will also crave for students having knowledge in Antibiotic Enzymes due to resistance built by the microorganisms for the contemporary antibiotics. One can become a scientist in the pharmaceutical industry where one would propose new enzybiotics as drugs and therapeutics. The search for new antibiotics is growing harder as resistance builds. As bacteria grow smarter, trying to evade the effects of antibiotics, it has opened the door for Antibiotic Enzymes. Therefore if one has sound knowledge in the Biotecnika certification course on antibiotic enzymes as Drugs and Therapeutics, one can easily enter into the pharma industry. There will always be a need for such students who can be employed as scientists, technicians, or employed in short projects pertaining to enzybiotics.

Food Industry- If one has the understanding of Antimicrobial enzymes, which play a significant role in degrading the structural components of the cell walls of bacteria or fungi, then one can see themselves placed in a Food Industry.  These Antimicrobial enzymes have found applications as food preservatives. One can work in the enzyme department of the food industry, devising mechanisms to isolate the antimicrobial enzyme, purify the enzyme and apply it for food preservation, thus preventing the growth of pathogenic organisms and thereby the production of toxins in food.

Farm industry- These enzybiotics can be used to improve the health of the farm animals. Bacteriophage secretes endolysins and holins enzymes, which can effectively kill Gram-positive, Gram-negative, and many other types of bacteria infecting the poultry and other farm animals. So if one has a stronghold on this course one can see themselves placed in industries cultivating livestock, Needless to say, these are just some of the industries where one can get employment after finishing this Biotecnika certification course on antibiotic enzymes, with continuous research going on in this field there are more possibilities of getting jobs in varied industries.

Course Content:

  • Enzybiotics – Introduction, types and their potential applications in medicine
  • Advantages of using antibiotics as therapeutic agents
  • Benefits of using phages as therapeutic agents
  • Disadvantages of using antibiotics as therapeutic agents
  • Disadvantages of using phages as therapeutic agents
  • Enzybiotics as selective killers of target bacteria
  • Phylogeny of enzybiotics
  • Bacteriophage lysins: the ultimate enzybiotic
  • Bacteriophage holins and their membrane disrupting the activity
  • Anti-staphylococcal lytic enzymes
  • Membrane-targeted enzybiotics
  • Design of phage cocktails for therapy from a host range point of view
  • Identifying phage lytic enzymes: past, present, and future
  • Use of genetically modified phages to deliver suicidal genes to target bacteria

Course Instructors:

  • Dr. Preeti Saini
  • Dr. Tanushree Saxena
  • Dr. Violet Senapati

Who is eligible for the course?

This particular course should be understood from basics as one needs to know about Enzybiotics, how it came into existence, why it is currently preferred over antibiotics, what are the various Antibiotic Enzymes, from where it is isolated, what is their mechanism of action and how it is being exploited as drugs and therapeutics. So to pursue research in this field, one should know the details associated with this particular approach to control the growth of microorganisms. So ideally, we can say this course is for beginners.

The experienced can also apply for this Biotecnika certification course on antibiotic enzymes as their experience to grow and handle microorganisms, perform tests on microorganisms, monitor their growth, and death will provide an edge to them over the beginners when one applies for a job in a particular research area. As more and more bacteria are finding mechanisms to evade the effect of drugs, there is a growing need to develop new disease-fighting agents like Enzybiotics.

This course provides the full understanding and potential of the emerging field of enzybiotics to control the diseases caused by various microorganisms. Moreover, this course is a new area of research and development for the identification and application of new therapeutics.

FAQs     

  • What is an Online Self Learning Course?

An Online Self Learning Certification Course means you can log in any time and study at your own pace. However, you must watch 90% of all the lessons to proceed to the next lesson and if you want a Hard copy certificate you must clear the evaluation test, which will be available at the end of the course.

  • How to get started with the self-learning course?

Once you enroll for the awesome Biotecnika certification course, You will get the activation email almost immediately. start and finish the course at your own pace! Start learning whenever you can. There is no need to bend your schedule.

  • How to unlock the next lesson of the course?

Once you master a session hit the Complete and Continue button on the top to begin your next session. Make sure you don't skip through! Unless you complete the current lesson you cannot proceed to the next lesson

  • What is the time limit to complete the course?

Unlimited access until you decide to complete the course. But once you have given your certification test, the course ends. If you fail in the test, you can revise the course again

  • How do I evaluate myself?

Time to test all the knowledge you have gained. Take the test at the end of the course and evaluate yourself. Every Self Learning Course has a test at the end.

  • How to get the hard copy certificate?

To avail, the hard copy certificate, Take the test at the end of the course. Clearing the test ( with a minimum of 40%) will earn you the certificate. The certificate will be sent to your doorstep. Now you know not to skip through the course.

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  • Will BioTecNika Provide any Job Guarantee / Assistance?

No, BioTecNika does not provide any Job Assistance or Guarantee. However you are free to apply for a Job on BioTecNika’s Job Portal and certainly, employers will give more weightage to you due to the reputation of BioTecNika and the Knowledge possessed by you after the course. A Certification from BioTecNika is well respected and honored by most of the employers in the industry

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