CHEM 3601.03: 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 3 hours per week
PREREQUISITES: CHEM 2402.03
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