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Graduate School Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Graduate School Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHRG 5160 - Physical Biochemistry (3)

Prerequisites: Physical Chemistry, Biochemistry or with the consent of the instructor. This course applies the concepts of physical chemistry to biological systems.  Topics covered include the forces governing protein and nucleic acid stability and topology, the thermodynamics of protein folding and protein-ligand interactions, enzyme kinetics, and the physical basis for methods for protein purification, for probing protein-ligand interactions, and for the determination of macromolecular structure.  Emphasis will be given to topics relevant to the drug discovery process.

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