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
- Prerequisites: CHEM 204, CHEM 214 or equivalent
- Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking CHEM 404.
- Winter 2014
- John R Silvius, William Claude Galley, Miroslaw Cygler
Consult Minerva's Class Schedule for date, time and location.
Dr. John Silvius - 514-398-7267; john [dot] silvius [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Dr. William Galley - 514-398-6928; william [dot] galley [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Dr. Kalle Gehring - 514-398-7287; alle [dot] gehring [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Dr. Mirek Cygler - (BRI) 514-496-6321; mirek [dot] cygler [at] bri [dot] nrc [dot] ca
- Mid-term: 30%
- Final exam: 70%
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.
- Optical Absorption Spectroscopy
- Fluorescence Spectroscopy
- Mass Spectrometry
- X-ray Crystallography
Lecture notes and downloads
Hydrodynamics article 1 Hydrodynamics article 2 Sedimentation article 1 Sedimentation article 2 Electrophoresis article 1 Electrophoresis article 2 (optional) Fluorescence readings 1 Fluorescence readings 2 404 Fluorescence Handout 404 Hydrodynamics Q/A's 404 Sedimentation Q/A’s 404 Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy handout 404 Fluorescence Problem Set 404 Fluorescence Problem Set Answers 404 Sedimentation Handout Biochemistry 404 Data Sheet 404 FCS study Q's
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