2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 13, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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BCMB 405 - Biophysical Chemistry

4 Credit Hours
Covers (1) thermodynamics; free energy; entropy and enthalpy; chemical equilibrium; solution chemistry; protein folding; DNA melting; protein-ligand association; phase transition; (2) enzymatics; protonation and electron transport. (3) Molecular Structure and Interaction (3a) Theory: Quantum theory, Duality principle, Wave Equation, Single atom model, (3b) Applications: Simulated Molecular Dynamics. Spectroscopy (UV-Vis, Raman, Fluorescence, Circular dichroism, NMR), X-ray diffraction and scattering.

(RE) Prerequisite(s): 401 or equivalent.
Recommended Background: Calculus.
Comment(s): Intended for biology majors in the biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology (BCMB) concentration, but also open to majors in other concentrations.



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