Lectures

Winter 2015
Chem 508: Advanced Bioinorganic Chemistry

Time and location: Mo, Wed, Fri: noon - 1.00 pm, 2642 CHEM

First day of class: Wed., Jan. 07
View Syllabus

Topics:
Review of fundamentals of inorganic electronic structure and spectroscopy
Dioxygen activation by heme and non-heme iron enzymes
Copper Proteins
Electron transfer sites in biology
The nitrogen cycle
Heme-based sensing
Student selected topics

Literature:
Gray, Stiefel, Valentine & Bertini, "Biological Inorganic Chemistry: Structure and Reactivity", University Science Books, 2006

Other resources:
L. Que, Jr., ed., "Physical Methods in Bioinorganic Chemistry", University Science Books, Sausalito, CA, 2000
Miessler & Tarr, "Inorganic Chemistry", 5th edition, Prentice Hall, 2013
Biochemistry textbook (see Syllabus for list)



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