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

Die Angaben zu den Prüfungsmodalitäten (im WiSe 2020/2021 | SoSe 2021) erfolgen vorbehaltlich der aktuellen Situation. Notwendige Änderungen aufgrund universitärer Vorgaben werden zeitnah bekanntgegeben.

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