772300 Biophysical chemistry


Type
Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Wilson, Iain B.H. , Vanbeselaere, Jorick
Organisation
Offered in
Sommersemester 2020
Languages of instruction
Englisch

Content

Basic thermodynamics

Binding of ligands to macromolecules

Acids, bases and pH regulation

Oxidation-reduction reactions and electrochemistry

Properties of solutions

Basic chemical kinetics and single-step reactions

Catalysis and enzyme kinetics

Multi-substrate enzyme kinetics and enzyme inhibition

Use of spectroscopy and radioactivity

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Previous knowledge expected

Basic chemical and biochemical knowledge from BSc
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Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students should be able to appreciate, from a biochemical perspective, the basic physical chemistry underlying biological phenomena as well as to use the relevant formulae in problems with a chemical or biochemical background.
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You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.