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CHEM 2540 - Medicinal & Biological Chemistry II

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 7.5 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: CHEM 1100 & CHEM 1200 or CHEM 1101, CHEM 1201 & CHEM 1312
Assessment: Exam, practical work, tutorials
Syllabus:

An introduction to the principles and methods of medicinal chemistry including natural product and biopolymer isolation, lead generation, lead optimisation and quantitative structure-activity relationships will be presented. An introduction to the principles of biophysical chemistry will be presented, which will include techniques focused on enzyme activity and inhibition. The different classes of biologically important molecules will be introduced, including discussion on their biosynthesis. An introduction to metalloprotein and bioinorganic chemistry will be presented, including discussion of the structure and function of metalloenzymes and metalloproteins.

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20303 LE01 90 58 27 Jul - 14 Sep Wednesday 12pm - 1pm Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre
28 Jul - 15 Sep Thursday 10am - 11am Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre
29 Jul - 16 Sep Friday 10am - 11am Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre
5 Oct - 26 Oct Wednesday 12pm - 1pm Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre
6 Oct - 27 Oct Thursday 10am - 11am Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre
7 Oct - 28 Oct Friday 10am - 11am Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre
Note: This course is not available for remote study.
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21185 PR04 12 5 5 Aug - 16 Sep Friday 1pm - 5pm Badger, G10, Laboratory
7 Oct - 21 Oct Friday 1pm - 5pm Badger, G10, Laboratory
24874 PR01 12 5 2 Aug - 13 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 5pm Badger, G10, Laboratory
4 Oct - 18 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 5pm Badger, G10, Laboratory
24875 PR02 12 5 3 Aug - 14 Sep Wednesday 1pm - 5pm Badger, G10, Laboratory
5 Oct - 19 Oct Wednesday 1pm - 5pm Badger, G10, Laboratory
24876 PR03 12 1 4 Aug - 15 Sep Thursday 1pm - 5pm Badger, G10, Laboratory
6 Oct - 20 Oct Thursday 1pm - 5pm Badger, G10, Laboratory
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
22090 TU02 35 3 5 Aug - 16 Sep Friday 11am - 12pm Badger, LG17, Teaching Room
7 Oct - 28 Oct Friday 11am - 12pm Badger, LG17, Teaching Room
24676 TU01 0 FULL 27 Jul - 14 Sep Wednesday 11am - 12pm Badger, LG17, Teaching Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Wednesday 11am - 12pm Badger, LG17, Teaching Room