CH1010 - Biological Chemistry for Dentistry
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
General Chemistry revision Acid/base and organic functional group chemistry.
Natural Product Chemistry Extraction, chromatography, analysis, spectroscopy;
terpenes, steroids, alkaloids, drug discovery. Bio-organic Chemistry Structure
and function of carbohydrates, proteins and DNA; Disperse systems macromolecular
colloids, emulsions. Bio-inorganic Chemistry Coordination complexes. Hemoglobin,
metalloenzymes. Dental chemistry Enamel : mineralisation / re-mineralisation
/ fluoride, caries and carbohydrates, salivary proteins. Enzymatic Chemistry
The function of enzymes, inhibitors, cofactors, coenzymes and vitamins. Lipids
and Membranes Fatty acids, complex lipids, lipid proteins, steroids, fluid mosaic
membrane. Passive/active transport. Bioenergetics Catabolic and anabolic reactions.
The metabolic role of ATP. Fatty acid synthesis. Glucogenesis. Glycolysis and the
citric acid cycle. Electron Transport Oxidative phosphorylation. Shuttles.
DNA Processes Replication, transcription and translation. Recombinant DNA and
PCR. DNA microarrays. Oncogenes, Cancer drugs. Gene regulation. Signal transduction.
- be aware of the applicability of chemical principles and reactions in the wider scientific
context and clearly convey meaning through written assessment;
- be familiar with, and competent in the application of, a range of common laboratory
techniques in chemistry including data recording, analysis and interpretation;
- have gained a sound understanding of the major principles, theories, concepts and
reactions involved in molecular organic and inorganic chemistry;
- interpret and analyze data, generated from experimental or theoretical problems;
- be able to gather, interpret and evaluate scientific information from a variety of
||SENIOR CHEMISTRY OR CH1020 AND SENIOR MATHSB OR MA1020
|CH2010 DS1101 DS1102
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