Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Chemistry of Living Systems CHEM 3601   Chemistry of Living Systems
The chemical principles governing a wide variety of biological processes are discussed. Structure and mechanism are emphasized in explanations and predictions of the behavior of organic compounds in nature. Specific topics include proteins, activation of carboxyl groups, peptide synthesis and biosynthesis, enzyme catalysis, coenzymes and prochirality.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: CHEM 2402.03 (grade of C- or better)