CHE*303*10 Description

Chem of Biological Compounds

The course, designed for majors and minors in the physical and biological sciences, is an introduction to medicinal chemistry and enzyme mechanisms. Heavy emphasis is placed on the chemistry of pharmacological agents and their synthesis, enzyme mechanisms, and how bioactive molecules affect enzyme activity and DNA structure. Discussion of current methods of pharmaceutical research techniques will also be explored. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Chemistry 202. Student must have taken CHE*202