BVCP0121c Food Chemistry I - practice

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
RNDr. Ondřej Zvěřina, Ph.D. (lecturer)
RNDr. Pavel Coufalík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Veronika Išová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Ondřej Zvěřina, Ph.D.
Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: MVDr. Halina Matějová
Supplier department: Department of Public Health - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the subject is to acquaint students with chemical role of nutrients and other substances occurring in food raw materials of animal and plant origin and food; explain their changes during processing technology and culinary preparation; explain the methods of instrumental chemical analysis in determination of nutritional components and xenobiotics in foods.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course student is able to: - perform chemical calculations - describe basic methods of food analysis - perform selected analyses
  • Chemistry calculations. Volumetric (acidity) and gravimetric (fat) determination. Methods of organic matter decomposition. Determination of Cd and Pb in the food sample. Isolation and hydrolysis of proteins in the food sample. Aminoacids detection in the protein hydrolysate.
  • KUBÁŇ, Vlastimil and Petr KUBÁŇ. Analýza potravin. 1. vyd. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita, 2007. 202 s. ISBN 9788073750367. info
  • KLOUDA, Pavel. Moderní analytické metody. 2., upr. a dopl. vyd. Ostrava: Pavel Klouda, 2003. 132 s. ISBN 8086369072. info
  • Moderní analytické metody cvičení :cvičebnice - soubor pracovních listů. Edited by Pavel Klouda. 1. vyd. Ostrava: Pavel Klouda, 1996. 128 s. ISBN 80-902155-1-3. info
Teaching methods
practical training in lab, full attendance, lab protocols
Assessment methods
full attendance, all protocols, final test
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2019, autumn 2020.
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