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Office: 408 , College of Life Science & Biotechnology
Office Hours : Mon, 13:00 -15:00

Phone: 3457-3553
E-mail: hksong@korea.ac.kr

Course Objective

  The aim of this course is that biology major students can understand the physical basis of modern instruments such as UV-Visible, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, circular dichroism/optical rotatory dispersion spectrophotometers, electron microscope, X-ray generator, isothermal titration calorimeter etc.

 

Course Description

  This course consists of lectures on the structure and function of biological macromolecule, with focusing on the research techniques including X-ray crystallography, CD-ORD, Spectroscopy, Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), Electron microscopy (EM).

 

Prerequisites

Biochemistry

 

Textbooks

Cantor & Shimmel, Biophysical Chemistry.

Part2 : Techniques for the study of biological structure & function

 

References

David Sheehan, 2001, Physical Biochemistry, Wiley 

 

Grading

Component Percentage
  100%
Participations 10%
Temporary  Assignments (Recent papers reading) 40%
Mid-term Exam X
Final Assignments 50%

 

 

 

 

 

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