Formerly listed as: CHEM-30
Emily Y. Fan (Section 01)
Sheila S. Jaswal (Section 01)
Christopher S. Lim (Section 01)
Joshua A. Nazirbage (Section 01)
Amy L. Springer (Section 01)
Alexander B. Stone (Section 01)
Jacqueline G. Watson (Section 01)
Patrick L. Williamson (Section 01)
(Offered as BIOL 331, BCBP 331, and CHEM 331.) Structure and function of biologically important molecules and their role(s) in life processes. Protein conformation, enzymatic mechanisms and selected metabolic pathways will be analyzed. Additional topics may include: nucleic acid conformation, DNA/protein interactions, signal transduction and transport phenomena. Four classroom hours and four hours of laboratory work per week. Offered jointly by the Departments of Biology and Chemistry.
Requisite: CHEM 221 and BIOL 191; CHEM 231 is a co-requisite. Anyone who wishes to take the course but does not satisfy these criteria should obtain permission from the instructor. Spring semester. Professors Williamson and Springer (Biology) and Jaswal (Chemistry).