Spring 2018 - MBB 324 D100
Protein Biochemistry (3)
Class Number: 3707
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Tu, Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3260, Burnaby
1 778 782-4230
Prerequisites:MBB 222 with a minimum grade of C.
An exploration of the fundamental aspects of proteins; their chemical and physical nature, their synthesis, stability and turnover, as well as their structure and function. Methods of protein analysis and structure determination will be presented.
- Structure and properties of amino acids and the peptide bond
- Non-covalent forces in protein structure and water
- Secondary and tertiary structure (domains)
- Quaternary structure (oligomers)
- Protein-protein interactions
- Insights into enzyme mechanism through protein structure
- Protein dynamics
- How proteins make things move and transmit signals
- Techniques to study proteins
- Quizzes 20%
- Problem sets 20%
- Exam I 20%
- Exam II 20%
- Exam III 20%
For reference: Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry, 6th or 7th Ed., Lehninger, Cox and Nelson, 2012. W.H. Freeman & Co.
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