Protein Chemistry

The topics covered in this course include: advanced methods for the isolation, purification and characterization of proteins; the determination of amino acid sequences; modification and cleavage of proteins; peptide synthesis; evolutionary and genetic origins of protein sequences; physical interactions that determine the properties of proteins; conformational properties of polypeptide chains; protein structure determination by nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry; protein turnover in vivo. Three lectures per week, one term.

Chemistry & Biochemistry