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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.
Presentations on the basic principles of protein structure, dynamics, and function. Specific topics include protein stability, dynamics, evolution, molecular recognition, basic enzyme kinetics, and spectroscopic tools for studying proteins.
When Offered Fall.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIOMG 3300, or BIOMG 3330, or BIOMG 3350, or BIOMG 3310/BIOMG 3320 and organic chemistry. Recommended prerequisite: physical chemistry course.
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)
- Students will acquire knowledge that will enable them to answer questions such as: What are the chemical structural, and dynamic properties of the 20 amino acids?
- What are the fundamental forces that govern the structure and functions of proteins?
- What structural features are common in proteins?
- How can we determine the probability that two or more different proteins evolved from a common ancestor?
- What methods are available to predict the structure and dynamics of proteins?
- How can protein structures be determined at the atomic level?
- How can the atomic details of a protein structure be visualized on my own computer?
- How do proteins accomplish the folding process?
- Once folded, what do proteins do?
- How might the function of a protein be regulated?
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- MWFCaldwell Hall 100
Prerequisite: BIOMG 3300, or BIOMG 3330, or BIOMG 3350, or BIOMG 3310/BIOMG 3320 and organic chemistry. Recommended prerequisite: physical chemistry course.
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