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Bioinorganic chemistry
2015-12-08

Course Name

Bioinorganic chemistry

Course No

1040011920

Hours

36

Credits

2

Semester

1

Course Type

Elective

Instructor

Tian Jinlei

Course Description:

Bioinorganic chemistry is a field that examines the role of metals in biology. Several distinct systems are of interest in the course of bioinorganic chemistry. Major areas include:

Metal ion transport and storage

Hydrolase enzymes

Metal-containing electron transfer proteins

Oxygen transport and activation proteins

Bioorganometallic systems

The nitrogen metabolism pathways

Metals in medicine

Prerequisites:

Inorganic Chemistry, Biochemistry