BME 5620

BME 5620

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

This course will examine the wide variety of mineralized materials made by biological organisms including mollusk shells, sea urchins, mammalian bone and teeth, siliaceous sponges and diatoms, and magnetotactic bacteria. The focus will be on the molecular and biological mechanisms that lead to the formation of these materials as well as their unique mechanical, optical and optical properties.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: MSE 3010 or CHEM 1570 or CHEM 3570-CHEM 3580 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MSE 5620

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 11919BME 5620  LEC 001