Module code: CHE307
- Semester 2: Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12: Monday 11 am - 1 pm
- Semester 2: Weeks 3, 6, 10, 11: Monday 2 pm - 4 pm
Contact: Dr Peter Wyatt
This module reviews the chemistry of some important biomolecules, including: peptide chemistry (the synthesis, properties and reactions of aminoacids, and their combination to give peptides); sugar chemistry (sugar nomenclature, sugar protection protocols and synthetic manipulations); nucleosides and nucleotides (representation of DNA and RNA structures, the significance of the purine and pyrimidine ring systems noncovalent interactions, and an introduction to the synthesis and sequencing of oligonucleotides).
Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 90.0% Examination, 10.0% Coursework