Structural Biology and Biophysics I - STBIO411

Covers primary to quaternary structure of proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids

Course Directors: Gabriel Lander, Andrew Ward, and Ian Wilson
Term: Fall
Credits: 3.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course covers all aspects of structural biology from primary to quaternary structure and deals with the 3D structure of proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates and lipids. The enzyme section deals with kinetics, mechanism and drug design. Macromolecular assemblies and higher order structures include oligomers, viruses, molecular machines, metalloproteins, membrane proteins and biological complexity. Homology modeling and molecular docking are also covered with various lectures and hands-on practicals.

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