course: Biophysical Chemistry I

number:
184611
teaching methods:
lecture with tutorials
responsible person:
Prof. Dr. Enrica Bordignon
lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Enrica Bordignon (Chemie)
language:
english
HWS:
4
CP:
5
offered in:
summer term

dates in summer term

  • lecture Mondays: from 10:00 to 12.00 o'clock in NC 2/99
  • tutorial Mondays: from 08:00 to 10.00 o'clock in NC 2/99

Exam

All statements pertaining to examination modalities (for the summer/winter term of 2020) are given with reservations. Changes due to new requirements from the university will be announced as soon as possible.

Termin wird vom Dozenten bekannt gegeben

Form of exam:written
Registration for exam:FlexNow
Duration:90min

goals

Students acquire advanced knowledge of experimental methods and their applications in biophysical chemistry with a focus on structure determining methods.

content

  • Inter- and intramolecular interactions, protein structures: random coil, alpha-helix, beta-sheet
  • Methods to unravel secondary, tertiary, and quartery structures: Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET), circular dichroic spectroscopy (CD), infrared and Raman spectroscopies,
  • Scattering methods: small angle neutron and x-ray scattering, x-ray crystallography and related non-elastic methods
  • static and dynamic light scattering methods
  • basic NMR techniques

requirements

none

recommended knowledge

basic knowledge in biophysical chemistry