Chemistry 128

Professor: Gregory Weiss, Ph.D

Professor, Chemistry

School of Physical Sciences

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Course Information

  • Prerequisites: Chem 51a-b-c (Organic Chemistry)
  • Available: Now
  • Format: Mixed Studio and Video Lecture
  • License: CC-BY-SA 3.0
  • Lecture Topics:
    • Introduction to the basic principles of chemical biology:
    • Survey of biopolymer structure and reactivity
    • Small molecule interactions with DNA, RNA and proteins
    • Chemical mechanisms of enzymatic catalysis
    • Chemistry of cell signaling its control by small molecules
    • Biosynthesis of biopolymers, glycans, polyketides and terpenes