PLHRT 6170

PLHRT 6170

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Principles and practical applications of selected laboratory methods in the plant and environmental sciences. Emphasizes enhancement of laboratory technique and problem-solving skills. Discusses suitability of various procedures for measuring important plant and soil components. Analytical techniques are chosen from elemental analysis by combustion or flow analysis, gas chromatography, HPLC, electrophoresis, electrochemical assays, enzyme assays, bioassays, and mass spectrometry.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: one year of general chemistry, one semester of organic chemistry, and plant physiology.

  • Understand the operating principles of major analytical techniques for measuring metabolites in plant research, such as, HPLC, GC, LC/MS, GC/MS and enzyme-linked assays.
  • Gain hands-on experience in representative analytical methods.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  4198PLHRT 6170  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: 1 year of general chemistry, one semester of organic chemistry, plant physiology.

  •  4199PLHRT 6170  LAB 401