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CHEM 4207 [0.5 credit] Bio-Organic Chemistry

The course covers chemical and biosynthetic methods applied to the major classes of biomolecules and their derivatives, including: carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides, proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, terpenes, heterocycles and natural products. Content will focus on reactions and mechanisms that contribute to their biological activities.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 3201 and CHEM 3202, or permission of the department.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as CHEM 5010, for which additional credit is precluded.
Lectures three hours a week.