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CHM437H Bioinorganic Chemistry (Graduate Course: CHM1263H)

TitleCHM437H Bioinorganic Chemistry (Graduate Course: CHM1263H)
Schedule2 lectures
TopicsEssential elements, harmful elements, naturally occurring ligands, chelating ligands, ligands used in chelate therapy, functions of metals, principles of bioinorganic coordination chemistry, template effect, spontaneous self-assembly, properties of biological molecules, transport of metal ions, control and utilization of metal-ion concentrations, DNA binding, enzymes exploiting acid catalysis, NMR studies, developing artificial hydrolytic metalloenzymes, zinc fingers, electron transfer and energy sources for life, iron-sulfur proteins, Mossbauer spectroscopy, hydrogenases, nitrogenase, atom and group transfer chemistry, redox enzymes, biomineralization, radiopharmaceuticals.
BackgroundExclusions: CHM333H5, CHMD69H3
Pre-requisites: CHM238Y
Strongly Recommended: CHM338H
Recommended: CHM347H/379H
TextRequired:
  1. Biological Inorganic Chemistry - A New Introduction to Molecular Structure and Function Second Edition Robert R. Crichton http://go.utlib.ca/cat/8390276
Recommended:
  1. Bertini, Gray, Steifel, Valentine, BIOLOGICAL INORGANIC CHEMISTRY. STRUCTURE AND REACTIVITY, University Science Books, 2007
    ISBN 10:1-891389-43-2
    ISBN 13:978-1-891389-43-6
LecturerRobert Morris, Rm: DB 344, Ph: 416-978-6962
Last Updated2017-08-16 13:13:46

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