Bioorganic Chemistry

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Bioorganic Chemistry

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Chemistry

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ICCH222

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Course Description:

    Mechanisms and the reactions of selected enzymes from the perspective of mechanistic organic chemistry and physical organic chemistry; three-dimensional structure of enzymes; chemical catalysis; enzyme kinetics; stereochemistry of enzyme reactions.

    Course Objectives:

    • Understand mechanisms of selected enzymes from organic chemistry perspective;
    • Understand three-dimensional structures of enzymes and the mechanisms of enzymes;
    • Apply physical organic chemistry to understanding enzyme actions.

    Teaching Methods:

    • Lecturing
    • Self-study
    • Group discussion and presentation

    Teaching Media:

    Presentation slides (PowerPoint), handouts, and lecturing from boards.

    Course Achievement:

    • The ability in understanding mechanisms of selected enzymes from organic chemistry perspective
    • The ability in understanding three-dimensional structures of enzymes and the mechanisms of enzymes
    • The ability to apply physical organic chemistry to understanding enzyme actions

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