Molecules for Life: Synthesis and Reactivity

University of Auckland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Molecules for Life: Synthesis and Reactivity

  • Host University

    University of Auckland

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Chemistry

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisite: Either CHEM 110 and 120, or B-- in CHEM 110 or 120

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Students will build on their repertoire of fundamental reaction types that have previously been encountered with the introduction of new reactions and their application to more complex molecules of biological and medicinal importance. The laboratory course is an integral component of the course that emphasises preparative chemistry and the use of modern spectroscopic methods for structure determination.

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