Organic Chemistry of Biomolecules

Subject 
CHEM
Code 
3
Grading 
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Description 

Third lecture class in summer organic intensive focusing on the structure and reactivity of a class of larger molecules, the biomolecules. Topics covered of interest to biochemistry include aromatic compounds, amines and heterocycles, amino acids, proteins, polysaccharides, nucleic acids and polymers. Prerequisite: Chem 35 or Chem 2 or course equivalent.