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BIOC 404

Biophysical chemistry

BIOC 404

3 credits
Biophysical Chemistry.

Biochemistry: Hydrodynamic and electrophoretic methods for separation and characterization of macromolecules. Optical and magnetic resonance spectroscopy of biopolymers, and applications to biological systems.

Offered by: Biochemistry

  • Winter
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 204, CHEM 214 or equivalent
  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking CHEM 404.
  • Terms
    • Winter 2015
  • Instructors
    • John R Silvius, William Claude Galley, Thomas Martin Schmeing


Consult Student Course Calendars for date, time and location.


  • Mid-term: 30%
  • Final exam: 70%

Course Text

There is no assigned text for this course; readings will be placed in binders that can be signed out (in exchange for your ID card) from the Biochemistry office. Several not-for-credit problem sets (with answers) will be handed out during the course as a study aid.