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CHEM 310

Enzyme Mechanisms

An introduction to organic mechanisms as they occur in metabolic processes. The course begins with a rigorous study of organic mechanisms commonly seen in biological systems, and progresses to the mechanisms behind the transformations of lipids, carbohydrates, amino acids and nucleotides in metabolic pathways. Examples from the primary literature will be considered in detail. May not be counted as an elective for the chemistry major. Prerequisite: CHEM 130, Chem 240, CHEM 260. May not be taken pass/fail.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
CHEM 130, Chem 240, CHEM 260. 1 course