Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021


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CHEM 552 001 (CRN: 13584)


Department: Chemistry
Instructor: Xiao, Han
Meeting: 7:00PM - 8:15PM MW (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Section Max Enrollment: 20
Section Enrolled: 17
Enrollment data as of: 14-JUL-2024 6:29AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
Description: This course examines biological problems from a chemical perspective. Starting with the structural and functional properties of amino acids, nucleotides, and sugars, we discuss how these molecules organize into higher-order structures (e.g., proteins and nucleic acids). Topics include macromolecular structure-function relationships, developing hybrid chemical/biological drugs, and modern target discovery approaches.