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CHEM 425 - Biophysical Chemistry

(3 units)
Fundamental principles of physical chemistry with biological and biochemical applications. Credit not allowed in both CHEM 421  and CHEM 425.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 242  or CHEM 342 MATH 182 ; PHYS 152  or PHYS 181 .

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. explain behavior of chemical and biological systems using the laws of thermodynamics.
2. apply concepts of chemical equilibrium and kinetics in chemistry and biology.
3. explain and apply the basics of quantum mechanics and quantum chemistry to atomic and molecular systems.
4. interpret simple microwave, IR, UV-Vis, EPR, and NMR spectroscopic data.
5. explain the mechanisms of photochemical and photobiological reactions.


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