University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Jan 27, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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BCH 413 - Molecular Biophysics

(3 units)
Molecular basis of structural biology and biological catalysis; protein, membrane and polysaccharide conformation; supra molecular assembly; enzyme kinetics; molecular recognition.

Prerequisite(s): BCH 400 ; CHEM 342 ; CHEM 421  or CHEM 425 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. predict how physical and chemical environments influence protein structure and function.
2. describe how the amino acid sequence influences a protein’s final native conformation.
3. identify the appropriate analytical techniques and approaches to define and characterize the native conformation of protein.
4. calculate the kinetic parameters governing the catalytic properties of an enzyme.
5. articulate an understanding of how allosteric and post-translational modifications regulated enzyme activity.


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