Fall 2021 - MBB 324 D100
Protein Biochemistry (3)
Class Number: 4189
Delivery Method: Remote
Course Times + Location:
Tu, Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 16, 2021
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
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.
Analysis of Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and Quaternary Structure
Methods of Structure Determination/Prediction
Protein Folding, Dynamics and Stability
Protein interactions with Ligands, Drugs, and other Proteins
Enzyme Structure Function
- Midterm 1 25%
- Midterm 2 25%
- Final (25% material since Midterm 2, 15% from Midterm 1&2 material) 40%
- Assignments 10%
Lecture: blended (synchronous lectures, recorded and available online for asynchronous viewing)
Tutorial: synchronous (students are expected to attend scheduled tutorials remotely)
Assessments: synchronous midterm exams (students must take exams during scheduled class time)
Final exam: synchronous (held during final exam period)
Remote invigilation: No
MATERIALS + SUPPLIES:
Access to high-speed internet
Computer, no camera required
Specialized software, free student version for download
Introduction to Proteins: Structure, Function, and Motion, 2nd Ed, Kessel, Amit, Ben-Tal, Nir. 2018. CRC Press LLC.
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